Still Early Days


Back in 2006, Duke University's Anil Potti and his collaborator Joseph Nevins, also at Duke, published a paper in Nature Medicine that indicated that microarray analysis of patient tumors, to look at their molecular properties, could predict how those tumors would respond to chemotherapy. Two biostatisticians, Keith Baggerly and Kevin Coombes at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, found errors in that and other studies from Potti and Nevins.

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