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Regulation of Osteopontin Using Hedgehog Pathway
OPPORTUNITY The role of developmental pathways such as the Hedgehog pathway has been studied for its involvement in several malignancies. The Hedgehog pathway activates signaling in cancer cells that causes them to proliferate, survive and be more aggressive. The Hedgehog pathway can be inhibited by small molecule inhibitors. Several of these inhib...
Inventor(s): Rajeev Samant, Lalita Shevde-Samant, Shamik Das
Category(s): Biomarkers, Cancer Therapeutics, All Technologies
Expression of Merlin Protein as a Predictive Marker for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
OPPORTUNITY The American Cancer Society’s estimates for breast cancer in the United States in 2017 that about 253,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. About 63,000 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is noninvasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer), and about 41,000 women will di...
Inventor(s): Lalita Shevde-Samant, Rajeev Samant, Madhuri Mulekar, J. Allan Tucker
Category(s): Cancer Therapeutics, Biomarkers, Screening Tests, All Technologies