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Respiratory Precancer Screening

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Creation of Nanotechnology and Device for Screening of a Precancer of Respiratory Organs

Tech Area / Field

  • INS-MEA/Measuring Instruments/Instrumentation
  • BIO-PAB/Public Health/Biotechnology and Life Sciences

Status
3 Approved without Funding

Registration date
22.08.2007

Leading Institute
Georgian National Cancer Centre, Georgia, Tbilisi

Supporting institutes

  • Tbilisi State University / Institute of Physics (Ge), Georgia, Tbilisi

Collaborators

  • Krankenhaus Nordwest, Germany, Frankfurt am Main

Project summary

Creation of nanotechnology and the precision instrument for screening of a precancer of respiratory organs is planned. To provide high-precise and high-sensitive definition of nanoamount of atomavites an atomizer (the main block of an atomic-absorption spectrometer) with patent ability will be constructed.

In elderly patients (at the age of 65 years and more) with signs of chronic respiratoses of different genesis the following parameters will be studied: levels of some atomavites in various biospecimens; expression of some oncofetal, viral and hormonal antigens; factors of a coagulogram. Creation of a collection of biospecimens is planned.

For each of patient medical interrogation and physical examination are also to be carried out. Examination of 50 practically healthy people and 200 patients with chronic respiratory diseases and neurological syndromes is planned.

The laboratory of foreign collaborator will be chosen as reference one.

On the basis of the data obtained the computer database will be created and after statistical processing and analyses of the results obtained algorithms for suspicion of respiratory precancer diseases in screening of the population will be designed.


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