By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has awarded startup NanoSort a two-year, $297,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant, as well as a nine-month, $198,000 contract. NanoSort will use the funds to develop devices to detect circulating tumor cells using two different approaches. The San Diego-based firm applies lab-on-a-chip technologies to drastically reduce the size and cost of flow cytometers while maintaining high performance., it said.

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