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The study's other co-first author is Petar Stojanov, of Dana-Farber and the Broad Institute. Co-authors are Jennifer Brown, MD PhD, Kristen Stevenson MS, Lili Wang, PhD, Youzhong Wan, PhD, Wandi Zhang, Alexander Vartanov, Stacey Fernandes, Bethany Tesar, and Donna Neuberg, ScD, of Dana-Farber; Aaron McKenna, PhD, Michael Lawrence, PhD, Carrie Sougnez, Chip Stewart, Andrey Sivachenko, PhD, Gordon Saksena, Kristian Cibulskis, Stacey Gabriel, PhD, and Eric Lander, PhD, of the Broad Institute; Sachet Shukla, PhD, and Matthew Meyerson, MD, PhD, of Dana-Farber and the Broad; and Nir Hacohen, PhD, of the Broad Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital.
The study was supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health (NHGRI-U54HG003067, NIH K23 CA115682, NHLBI 1RO1HL103532-01, and NCI 1R01CA155010-01A1), the Melton and Rosenbach Funds, the American Society of Hematology, the Blavatnik Family Foundation, the American Cancer Society, the Damon-Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, and the American Association for Cancer Research.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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