In this Program Project """"""""Systems Biochemistry in Lung Cancer: toward a mechanistic understanding of NSCLC"""""""" we aim to achieve a better understanding of the basic biochemistry of lung cancers as a prerequisite to mechanism-based reliable early detection of the disease, and to improved approaches to treatment. The role of the Administrative, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core is to provide overall administration and oversight to the project directors and core leaders (T. W-M. Fan, Ph.D., Project 1;J. Yan, M.D., Ph.D., Project 2;A. N. Lane, Ph.D., Project 3;R. M, Higashi, Ph.D., Core B, Analytical) on this Program Project. In addition, Biostatistics and Informatics support (leaders S. N. Rai, Ph.D. and H. N. B Moseley, Ph.D.) for the Projects will be provided through this Core. To ensure smooth interoperability of the program, the administrative core will be responsible for maintaining the budgets and cost reporting of the projects and cores as well as coordinating annual reports, regular meetings among the project personnel and the internal and external advisory committees. The primary objective of the Bioinformatics / Biostatistics portion of this core is to provide support for investigators performing translational research and Informatics for biochemical pathway reconstruction and flux modeling. The core services are matched to the needs of each project and cover a full range of services from collaboration and routine service;protocol preparation and review;development of informatics approaches to ensure interoperability;and biochemical network analysis.

Public Health Relevance

Deaths from lung cancer are the highest among all cancers in North America and cure rates remain low. We seek to gain a deeper understanding of lung cancer biochemistry using a novel approach we developed. Improved knowledge will have direct impact on early diagnosis and prognosis. The biochemical differences between lung cancer subtypes can be related to appropriate treatments.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
7P01CA163223-02
Application #
8744925
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-RPRB-0)
Project Start
2014-08-19
Project End
Budget Start
2014-03-01
Budget End
2015-02-28
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$136,099
Indirect Cost
$34,473
Name
University of Kentucky
Department
Type
DUNS #
939017877
City
Lexington
State
KY
Country
United States
Zip Code
40506
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Lane, Andrew N; Higashi, Richard M; Fan, Teresa W-M (2016) Preclinical models for interrogating drug action in human cancers using Stable Isotope Resolved Metabolomics (SIRM). Metabolomics 12:
Krem, Maxwell M; Yan, Jun (2016) To b(ortezomib) or not to be: the stroma's the thing. J Pathol 240:123-5
Fan, Teresa W-M; Lane, Andrew N (2016) Applications of NMR spectroscopy to systems biochemistry. Prog Nucl Magn Reson Spectrosc 92-93:18-53
Fan, Teresa W-M; Lane, Andrew N; Higashi, Richard M (2016) Stable Isotope Resolved Metabolomics Studies in Ex Vivo TIssue Slices. Bio Protoc 6:
Lane, Andrew N; Arumugam, Sengodagounder; Lorkiewicz, Pawel K et al. (2015) Chemoselective detection and discrimination of carbonyl-containing compounds in metabolite mixtures by 1H-detected 15N nuclear magnetic resonance. Magn Reson Chem 53:337-43
Liu, Min; Luo, Fengling; Ding, Chuanlin et al. (2015) Dectin-1 Activation by a Natural Product β-Glucan Converts Immunosuppressive Macrophages into an M1-like Phenotype. J Immunol 195:5055-65
Tarrado-Castellarnau, Míriam; Cortés, Roldán; Zanuy, Miriam et al. (2015) Methylseleninic acid promotes antitumour effects via nuclear FOXO3a translocation through Akt inhibition. Pharmacol Res 102:218-34

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