Accession Number : AD1044797

Title :   Investigate the Role of Obesity in Ovarian Cancer Initiation and Progression

Descriptive Note : Technical Report,01 May 2015,30 Apr 2017

Corporate Author : Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States

Personal Author(s) : Guarente, Leonard P ; Chalkiadaki,Angeliki

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Report Date : 01 Jul 2017

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : During this funding period we focused on generating the mouse models that will enable achieve the goals of the proposed research. The aim of this project is to identify genes and pathways in ovarian stem cells and in transformed ovarian cells affected by obesity that lead to ovarian cancer initiation and progression.

Descriptors :   stem cells , Ovarian Cancer , OBESITY , inflammation , adipose tissue , genes , neoplasms , METASTASIS , DIET , gene expression

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Genetic Engineering and Molecular Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE