Project

Single cell expression profiling of neuroblastoma in search of novel treatment approaches for chemoresistant clones

Duration
01 October 2017 → 30 September 2021
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Genetics
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Molecular and cell biology
    • Morphological sciences
    • Oncology
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Morphological sciences
    • Oncology
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Nursing
    • Molecular and cell biology
    • Morphological sciences
    • Oncology
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
Keywords
Expression profiling Neuroblastoma Chemoresistance RNA sequencing Single cell
 
Project description

In the devastating childhood cancer neuroblastoma, this project will use single cell expression profiling and liquid biopsy tumor sampling to explore the characteristics of chemoresistant and metastatic disease, with the aim to exploit these characteristics to improve treatment success.