In a session moderated by Phillip Sharp, professor at MIT's Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, principal investigators of the five Stand Up to Cancer grant-funded Dream Teams, researchers shared their progress. With SU2C, "we were challenged for finding teams out of a process that solicited — across the country — new ideas. And we used several criteria to look at these teams," Sharp told attendees of the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting. "Innovation: what could be done new, now?

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