Innovation

Mouse Avatars for Testing Chemotherapy Drugs


Innovator: Ronnie Morris 
President of seven-year-old Champions Oncology, based in Hackensack, N.J. 
Age: 47

Form and function: To test combinations of chemotherapy drugs without inadvertently harming a patient, Champions Oncology implants pieces of a patient’s tumor in specially bred mice and gauges the effectiveness of various drug cocktails.

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Tozzi is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek in New York.

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