NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Molecular Imaging Center at Washington University's School of Medicine has been awarded a $7.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to fund new imaging-based cancer research studies.

This third round of NCI funding at the center will support an array of studies and development of new techniques, such as methods that enable scientists to tag cells and proteins of interest with labels that enable their movements and activities to be tracked throughout the body.

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