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Porter leads new shared resource for specimen collection

Consortium Biospecimen Resource will foster collaborations and advance solid tumor translational research by uniting existing repositories and providing a centralized collection service

Oct. 3, 2011 | By Rachel Tompa

The Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium has launched a new shared resource led by Dr. Peggy Porter of the Hutchinson Center's Human Biology Division and UW Department of Pathology. The Consortium Biospecimen Resource (CBR) will make biological specimens more readily available for research, improving disease detection and the treatment of solid tumor cancers.

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Porter wins nearly $5 million from LSDF

State Life Sciences Discovery Fund grant will promote Consortium biospecimen research

April 12, 2010

Dr. Peggy Porter of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Human Biology Division recently received nearly $5 million from Washington state’s Life Sciences Discovery Fund to establish a multi‐institutional comprehensive biological specimen collection and distribution system to facilitate cancer treatment.

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