Stories of Medical Innovation

An Easy Twist: How a Simple Invention Could Advance Precision Medicine

When you lose something, sometimes the best way to find it is to retrace your steps. Even when what you lost are only a few cells.

That’s the situation in which Ken Tian, MD, found himself when performing a biopsy on a tumor. After collecting a sample of cells from the tumor, he discovered he didn’t have enough material to run all the needed tests.