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Increasing detection efficiency of p16INK4a mRNA in whole blood of human subjects to predict clinical outcomes

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Award date: 
Jun 3, 2014
Award amount: 
$34,340
Organization name: 
UNC - Chapel Hill
Principal Investigator: 
Quay, Jackie
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Technology Enhancement Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

A diagnostic blood test can effectively identify patients at risk for developing acute kidney injury (AKI) as a result of undergoing cardiac surgery. We propose to complete development of a method using whole blood samples to be delivered as a point of care diagnostic as desired by potential licensees

Fiscal year: 
2014