Identifying microRNA biomarkers by tissue of origin

Funding Agency: William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation

Title: Identifying microRNA biomarkers by tissue of origin

Status: Active

Period: 01/01/2016-12/31/2017

Role: Principal Investigator

Grant Detail: To distinguish serum miRNAs by tumor/host origin in mouse models of lung adenocarcinoma by using a protozoan enzyme, uracil phosphoribosyltransferase (UPRT), to biosynthetically label newly synthesized miRNAs.