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Haber adds that this investigation would not have been possible without the availability of the CTC chip, which the MGH team is developing through a grant from Stand Up to Cancer. The study was also supported by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Susan G. Komen for the Cure grant KG090412, National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering grant EB008047, National Cancer Institute grant CA129933 the NCI-MGH Federal Share Program and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Co-lead authors of the Science paper are Min Yu, MD, PhD, and Aditya Bardia, MB BS, of the MGH Cancer Center. Additional co-authors are Ben Wittner, PhD, Shannon Stott, PhD, Malgorzata Smas, David Ting, MD, Steven Isakoff, MD, PhD, Jordan Ciciliano, Marissa Wells, Kyle Concannon, Maria Donaldson, Lecia Sequist, MD, Elena Brachtel, MD, Dennis Sgroi, MD, Jose Baselga, MD, and Sridhar Ramaswamy, MD, MGH Cancer Center; and Ajay Shah and Mehmet Toner, PhD, MGH Center for Bioengineering in Medicine.
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