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June 7th, 2007

Dr. John Lewis awarded prestigious NCIC Grant

Over the past three years, Dr. Lewis has developed an integrated platform to study cancer in vivo using fertilized chicken eggs that enable him to see how tumours grow and spread over a period of days and weeks. Nanotechnology allows Dr. Lewis to highlight blood vessels and cancer cells so he can study their behaviour at a microscopic level. Combining these tools with state of the art microscopy, his platform utilizes sophisticated imaging software and methods of measurement that allow him to view cancer tumours that are smaller than a millimetre in size.


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