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What is the Koch Institute?

The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Cancer Center, is a state-of-the-art cancer research facility as well as the hub of cancer research on the MIT campus.

The Koch Institute brings together biologists and chemists along with biological, chemical, mechanical, and materials science engineers, computer scientists, clinicians and others, to bring fresh perspectives and an interdisciplinary approach to advancing the fight against cancer. This multi-faceted group of investigators is at the core of the Koch Institute’s mission to develop new insights into cancer, as well as new tools and technologies to better treat, diagnose and prevent the disease.

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