Microfluidic device extracts cancer cells from blood samples

04/26/2012 | CNET

Researchers from Harvard University and Children's Hospital Boston have developed a device for extracting circulating tumor cells from blood, and the device has potential applications in collecting stem cells. Tests on mice showed the microfluidic device can catch more than 90% of the cancerous cells and keep them intact for culturing, according to findings published in the journal Lab on a Chip.

View Full Article in:

CNET

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Manager/Senior Manager, Health Services Analytics
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Manager/Senior Manager, Health Economist
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Director, Health Services Analytics
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Director/Vice President. Health Actuary
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD