Office of Cancer Genomics launches new program

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The Human Cancer Models initiative is a new international collaboration focused on making new cancer models for research studies.

July 11, 2016

The NCI Office of Cancer Genomics, along with Cancer Research UK, foundation Hubrecht Organoid Technology, and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, launched the Human Cancer Models Initiative (HCMI). The international collaboration will generate approximately 1,000 new cancer models that are representative of human tumors. These models will allow the research community to better study cancer initiation, development, and progression. For more information, visit the press release.

Last updated: March 17, 2023