NANOPARTICLE-AMPLIFIED MULTIPLEXED SENSOR FOR EARLY CANCER DETECTION

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N43CO201000127
Agency Tracking Number: N43CO201000127
Amount: $149,897.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: NCI
Solicitation Number: PHS2010-1
Small Business Information
EIC LABORATORIES, INC.
111 DOWNEY ST, NORWOOD, MA, 02062-
DUNS: 076603836
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Michael Wilson
 (781) 769-9450
 drauh@eiclabs.com
Business Contact
Phone: (781) 769-9450
Email: drauh@eiclabs.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The measurement of panels of biomarkers has promise for increased diagnostic value in cancer detection and treatment compared to the measurement of single markers. Furthermore, to increase their effectiveness in the early detection of cancer, where the markers may have very low concentrations, or where small changes in concentration may be significant, assays with higher sensitivity are needed. The objective of this proposal is to develop a nanotechnology-based biosensor to simultaneously measure the concentrations of multiple tumor markers (TMs) with high sensitivity. The system consists of an electrochemical array for mulitanalyte measurement, nanoparticle assay labels to provide significant assay signal amplification, and a portable device for reading and quantifying the assays.

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