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The Story Behind: Discovering and Isolating Circulating Tumor Cells

Andrey Soloduhin Collaborator8/ 6/20

The story behind the discovery that nanomagnetic beads can be used to isolate single cells, which turned into the study of how to diagnose Circulating Tumor Cells, early cancer cells. Although a convoluted and at times anguishing journey, this discovery led toCellSearch® that sparked the world's interest in CTCs. 

The Story Behind: Nanoparticles vs. Micro Beads

Elizabeth Reigel7/ 2/20

The story behind the first discussions of magnetic beads for cell separations, and the debate between scientists that would go on to revolutionize the field of cell separations as to whether nanomagnetic beads or microbeads were the way of the future.