Development Genomics of Lung Cancer

Cancer is often associated with the inappropriate regulation of the same genes and pathways that are important for normal organ and tissue development. Our project will measure genome wide gene expression at thirteen stages of normal lung development in mouse and then compare these data to aberrantly expressed genes in human lung tumors. Our hypothesis is that using the comparative context of normal development will allow us to identify genes and pathways that are central to lung tumor initiation and survival. The results of our study will produce novel targets for future development of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for lung cancer.

Organization: 
The Jackson Laboratory
Researcher: 
Carol J. Bult, Ph.D
Grant Amount Given: 
$79,524
Year Issued: 
2008
Period: 
Annual
Grant Category: 
Research
Types of Cancer: 
Lung
Grant Duration: 
1 Year Pilot Grant

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2014 Mouse Models for Acute Myeloid Leukemia $169,834 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2014 A Slice of Life: The Search for Variation in Brain Tumors $50,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2014 Genetic Testing for Primary Care Providers: Case-based Web Modules $49,220 Education The Jackson Laboratory
2014 A Secondary Syndrome: Acute Myeloid Leukemia $50,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2014 Are Micro RNAs the Key to Stopping Lung Cancer? $50,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2013 Assessing Therapeutic Potential of a New Drug ICG-001 in Glioblastoma $50,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2013 The Maine Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Study $212,601 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2013 Development of Optimized Ex Vivo Organotypic Slice Culture Systems $164,686 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2013 Defining Susceptibility To Transformation By Epigenetic Landscape $49,999 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2012 Online CME Course $27,600 Education The Jackson Laboratory
2012 FoxC2 Function in glioma stem cells and Vasculature $84,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2012 New Models for Lung Cancer Research $199,036 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2011 Imaging Glicoma Stem Cell Dynamics in Vivo $90,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2010 Notch Signaling in Medulloblastoma Initiation and Cancer Stem Cell Maintenance $90,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2010 MicroRNA Expression during Lung Tumor Progression $90,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2010 Genetic Chemotherapy: Inducing Leukemia and Lymphoma Cell Self Destruction $67,500 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2009 Validating S100A6 as a Novel Marker and Potential Therapeutic Target of Brain Cancer Stem Cells $80,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2008 Development Genomics of Lung Cancer $79,524 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2008 Homologous Recombination Factor XRCC2 in B-Cell Genome Stability and Tumor Supression $79,696 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2006 Chromatin Reorganization in Pro-B Cell Lymphoma Nuclei $74,180 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2006 The Role of Src Kinases in Regulation of Stem Cell Survival in CML $75,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2005 A Gene Expression Study for the Hormone Independent Growth Transition of Ovarian Cancer Cells in vivo $20,000 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2004 Malignant Ovarian Granulose Cell Teumorigenesis $37,165 Research The Jackson Laboratory
2003 Parent-of-Origin Genetics in a Model of Ovarian Ganulosa Cell Tumorigenesis $35,500 Research The Jackson Laboratory