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Imaging, Modeling and Modulating the Role of Myeloid Cells in Tumor Growth and Therapy

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Award date: 
Oct 23, 2012
Award amount: 
$300,000
Organization name: 
Duke University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: 
Palmer, Gregory M.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Multidisciplinary Research Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

This project will identify the role of the myeloid immune cells in stimulating the growth of tumors, tumor associated blood vessels, and promoting treatment resistnace. We will develop imaging methods for real time imaging of tumor angiogenesis and vascular growth to facilitate these studies.

Fiscal year: 
2013