MICROFLUIDIC WESTERN BLOTTING FOR TARGETED PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS OF SINGLE CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS


Year of Award:
2015
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA183679
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-14-003
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
HERR, AMY ELIZABETH
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY
Recent studies underscore the lackluster performance of cancer diagnostics, including measurement of prostate specific antigen (PSA) in prostate cancer. PSA levels measured routinely as a minimally invasive blood test may inaccurately reflect disease. To