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Recent News from NWBioSpecimen
3D microscopes may fundamentally change pathology and aid pathologists in the early detection/diagnosis of cancer as they may permit rapid biopsy interrogation by circumventing many standardized steps. This research which has received significant academic and media attention since 2014 is a collaborative/interdisciplinary project, where human biopsies provided by NWBioSpecimen are used in whole sample processing (“pathology-in-a-tube”), tissue transport and specimen optical clearing using our custom microfluidic device, benchtop experimental setups and 3D microscope.
UW Medicine’s Center for Cancer Innovation (CCI), founded by C. Anthony (Tony) Blau, M.D., published an article in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network in January 2016 using research biospecimens prospectively procured by NWBioSpecimen.