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Understanding Cancer Series: Molecular Diagnostics
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    Posted: 01/28/2005    Reviewed: 09/01/2006
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Molecular Diagnostics

      Slide Number and Title
  1. Normal Cell Communication
  2. Cancer: A Communication Failure
  3. Detecting the Troublemakers
  4. Molecular Diagnostics
  5. Gene Expression Patterns
  6. Pause For a Science Lesson
  7. Lesson 1: Genomic DNA and Genes
  8. Lesson 2: Genes Express mRNA
  9. Lesson 3: Expression Changes With Cell Type
  10. Finding Genes With Microarrays
  11. Finding Genes With Microarrays (cont.)
  12. Using DNA Microarrays to Measure Gene Expression
  13. Using DNA to Compare Cancer Cells to Normal Cells
  14. Making Sense of the Data
  15. Microarrays Come In Many Models
  16. Cancer-Specific Gene Expression
  17. Potential Markers for Metastasis
  18. Subtyping Cancer
  19. Lymphomas and Microarray Research
  20. Microarray Predicts Survival
  21. Finding New Drugs With Microarrays
  1. HER-2/NEU Protein as Target
  2. An Antibody Called Herceptin
  3. Using Expression Patterns to Choose Treatments
  4. SNPs Microarrays Check Drug Metabolism
  5. Molecular Diagnostics and Proteomics
  6. Proteomics Maps Protein Patterns
  7. Proteomics Maps Protein Patterns (cont.)
  8. Laser Capture Microdissection
  9. Finding Subsets
  10. Protein Patterns and Diagnosis
  11. Importance of Diagnostic Test Sensitivity
  12. Importance of Diagnostic Test Sensitivity (cont.)
  13. Importance of Diagnostic Test Specificity
  14. Importance of Diagnostic Test Specificity (cont.)
  15. From Patterns to Screening Tool
  16. From Known Samples to Serum Proteins
  17. Molecular Mop
  18. Serum Proteins Can Serve as Markers
  19. Molecular Diagnostics Has Many Uses
  20. In the Future
  21. Clinical Trials: Making the Future the Present

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