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This PS-OC brings together expert teams from the fields of physics, nano and microfabrication, engineering and cancer biology to develop novel trans-disciplinary approaches to better understand the complexity of cancer metastasis, the aspect of cancer that directly leads to patient morbidity and mortality. Approaches developed by physical scientists will be focused on the study of cancer. Our studies aim to identify novel mechanisms used by cancer cells, but not normal cells, for growth and metastasis to distant body sites. These new mechanism provide novel drug targets, that aim towards arresting cancer metastasis.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
1U54CA143876-01
Application #
7796234
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-9 (O1))
Project Start
2010-01-01
Project End
2014-07-31
Budget Start
2010-01-01
Budget End
2010-07-31
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2009
Total Cost
$364,502
Indirect Cost
Name
Cornell University
Department
Type
DUNS #
872612445
City
Ithaca
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
14850
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