Potentiation of tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs)-induced invasiveness in EBV-associated nasopharyngeal epithelial cells


Grant Data
Project Title
Potentiation of tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs)-induced invasiveness in EBV-associated nasopharyngeal epithelial cells
Principal Investigator
Dr Tsang, Chi Man   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Tsao George Sai Wah   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2015-07-01
Completion Date
2018-06-30
Amount
1227193
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Epstein-Barr virus infection, invasion, tumor associated macrophages
Discipline
Cancer
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17110315
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 To investigate the dependency of EBV infection in potentiating the cancer cells’ invasiveness induced by TAMs. 3 To examine the in vivo cellular motility of EBV-infected and non-infected NP cells under the interaction with TAMs using multi-photon intravital imaging.