Cell proliferation and programmed cell death (apoptosis) in hepatocellular carcinoma


Grant Data
Project Title
Cell proliferation and programmed cell death (apoptosis) in hepatocellular carcinoma
Principal Investigator
Professor Wu, Pui Chee   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
1996-11-01
Completion Date
1998-10-31
Amount
552000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 491/96M
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
1996/1997
Status
Completed
Objectives
To identify the abnormal expression of the genes responsible for cellular proliferation in hepatocellular carcinoma; to determine the abnormal expression of the genes regulating apoptosis in hepatocellular carcinoma; to relate the level of imbalance in cellular proliferation and apoptosis between different hepatocellular carcinomas and to identify different subclasses of hepatocellular carcinoma.