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Moffitt Cancer Center awarded $3.4 million grant to establish imaging biomarker validation center

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Early detection is one of the most effective strategies to save lives from most cancers. As part of a new U01 grant awarded to Jae K. Lee, PhD, Robert Gillies, PhD, John Heine, PhD and Matthew Schabath, PhD, the Moffitt Imaging Biomarker Validation Center (MIBVAC) will be established to discover, develop, and validate biomarkers for risk assessment, detection, and molecular diagnosis and prognosis of early cancer. Moffitt will also become a Clinical Validation Center for the National Cancer Institute's Early Detection Research Network.

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