Dr. Pinku Mukherjee pulls pancreatic cancer cells from a vat of liquid nitrogen in a lab at UNC Charlotte Thursday, April 25, 2013. Mukherjee’s company, then called CanDiag, developed a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Mukherjee, a UNCC cancer researcher, won the Charlotte Venture Challenge grand prize in 2012.
Dr. Pinku Mukherjee pulls pancreatic cancer cells from a vat of liquid nitrogen in a lab at UNC Charlotte Thursday, April 25, 2013. Mukherjee’s company, then called CanDiag, developed a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Mukherjee, a UNCC cancer researcher, won the Charlotte Venture Challenge grand prize in 2012. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com
Dr. Pinku Mukherjee pulls pancreatic cancer cells from a vat of liquid nitrogen in a lab at UNC Charlotte Thursday, April 25, 2013. Mukherjee’s company, then called CanDiag, developed a blood test for the early detection of breast cancer. Mukherjee, a UNCC cancer researcher, won the Charlotte Venture Challenge grand prize in 2012. TODD SUMLIN tsumlin@charlotteobserver.com

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