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Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP)
Last Updated: 06/17/15

BTB Educational Information

BTB Hollow Fiber Assay Methodology

BTB Growth Assay Data

About the Branch Chief

Dr. Melinda Hollingshead has served as Chief of the Biological Testing Branch at NCI since 2005. The Biological Testing Branch (BTB) establishes patient derived xenograft (PDX) models, isolates cell lines from PDX models and conducts preclinical anti-cancer drug evaluations in relevant rodent models. Additionally, the BTB manages the distribution of cell lines and tumor samples from the DCTD Repository. More…