A NOVEL THERANOSTIC PLATFORM FOR TARGETED CANCER THERAPY AND TREATMENT MONITORING


Year of Award:
2013
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA174541
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-12-002
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
BAI, MINGFENG
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT PITTSBURGH
Cancer treatment currently relies heavily upon administration of cytotoxic drugs that attack both cancerous and healthy cells due to limited selectivity of drugs. Therapeutic efficacy and systemic toxicity can be improved by employing a multifunctional dr