Molecular study of core protein in Hepatitis C virus pathogenesis


Grant Data
Project Title
Molecular study of core protein in Hepatitis C virus pathogenesis
Principal Investigator
Dr Chen, Nancie Nien Tsyr   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Cao Liang   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
1999-09-01
Completion Date
2002-08-31
Amount
550000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 7061/99M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1999/2000
Status
Completed
Objectives
To build on the experience with a transfection model to evaluate the role of core protein in the pathogenesis of HCV and to identify possible molecular pathways mediated by core protein for liver malignancy due to HCV infection.