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Cancer Diagnosis Program (CDP)
Last Updated: 06/07/16

Diagnostics Evaluation Branch (DEB)

The Diagnostics Evaluation Branch (DEB) facilitates the development of markers and validation of innovative in vitro diagnostics to improve clinical outcomes for cancer patients.

  • Stimulating and supporting research to use in vitro diagnostics as prognostic markers to improve tumor classification and predictive markers to improve response to therapy.
  • Collaborating with other researchers and Government agencies to analytically and clinically validate in vitro diagnostics and their clinical utility.

DEB Staff

Name Position Primary Email Phone
Tracy Lively, Ph.D. Branch Chief livelyt@mail.nih.gov (240) 276-5944
Magdalena Thurin, Ph.D. Program Director thurinm@mail.nih.gov (240) 276-5973
Kelly Kim, Ph.D. Program Director kimke@mail.nih.gov (240) 276-7811
Lyndsay Harris, MD Program Director lyndsay.harris@nih.gov (240) 276-6327
Acquilly Lionel Administrative Support acquilly.lionel@nih.gov (240) 276-6005