DEVELOPMENT OF 3D ORGAN-SPECIFIC MODELS OF COLORECTAL CANCER METASTASIS


Year of Award:
2013
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA182322
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-13-001
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
WANG, ANDREW ZHUANG
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIV OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL
Understanding the biology of cancer metastases is critical to improving the treatment of cancer. A key challenge in these efforts has been the lack of easy-to-use tumor models that can recapitulate the metastatic disease condition or process. Current mode