Canoles Cancer Center investigators awarded grant
Story Date: Wed, 21 May 2014 15:19:00 EDT
Aurora Kerscher is the Principle Investigator for a Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Exploration-Hypothesis Development Award, entitled "Exosomes as Novel microRNA-Delivery Vehicles To Modulate Prostate Cancer Progression". The major goal of this project is to test the utility of using exosomes as miRNA delivery vehicles to modulate tumor formation in cell lines and in mouse models. Also on this grant are collaborators Amy Tang, Associate Professor in Microbiology & Molecular Cell Biology; Hind Beydoun, Assistant Professor in the Health Profession and Raymond Lance, Associate Professor of Urology.