A panel of 15 candidate targets will be identifed based on both high-frequency amplified chromosomal regions and mRNA overexpression from a SNP array database of specimens of neoplastic Barrett's esophageal mucosa with support from Core B. Validafion of selected gene candidates will be performed on an independent set of 50 cases of Barrett's metaplasia, low-grade, high-grade dysplasia and adenocarcinoma using quantitative RT-PCR and at the protein level using fissue microarrays and immunohistochemistry with support from Core C. This panel will be reduced to the 5 best candidate amplified and/or overexpressed cell surface genes will be transfected into immortalized Barrett's metaplasia cells for in vitro selection of imaging peptides in Project 2 for imaging with a mulfi-spectral scanning flber endoscope developed in Project 3.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA163059-03
Application #
8566767
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-09-01
Budget End
2014-08-31
Support Year
3
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$229,450
Indirect Cost
$57,116
Name
University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Department
Type
DUNS #
073133571
City
Ann Arbor
State
MI
Country
United States
Zip Code
48109
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