MDx/CDx Focus: Fred Hutch Awarded $4M Research Grant; ResearchDx's New Calif. Facility | GenomeWeb

Fred Hutch Team Gets $4 Million to Research Genomically Targeted Cancer Drugs

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a research team at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center $4 million to develop genomically targeted cancer therapeutics.

The research team will be led by scientists Christopher Kemp and Carla Grandori. The team will employ high-throughput screening technologies and RNA interference to test "thousands of genes" in patients' tumor cells, Fred Hutchinson said in a statement.

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