Cancer Care

 

 
Lipoprotein Lipase Expression in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Principal Investigator (?)
Study Number
D11065
Summary
The investigators hypothesize that Lipoprotein Lipase (LPL) expression on Chronic
Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) cells will predict a more aggressive clinical course. The results
from this proposal will validate the use of a novel antibody developed at
Dartmouth-Hitchcock in CLL and will predict CLL patients that have a more aggressive form of
the disease. The investigators work will also provide direct evidence that LPL is expressed
on CLL cells and provides a critical source of fatty acids required by the CLL cells to grow
and survive. Fatty acid metabolism may become a therapeutic target in CLL in the future.
Phase (?)
Pilot/Feasibility
Sponsor (?)
Available at the following location(s)

Lebanon

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