A MICRO HALL CHIP FOR CIRCULATING MICROVESICLE BASED CANCER MONITORING


Year of Award:
2014
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA182336
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-13-001
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
ISSADORE, DAVID AARON
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
Tumor cells are known to shed nano-scale objects called circulating microvesicles (C¨Vs) into patients' blood. These C¨Vs have been shown to carry molecular information from the tumor, which can potentially be used to diagnose and monitor cancer using onl