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FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  WHITE WILLIAM T
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/30/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NANOSPHERE INC [NSPH]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
4088 COMMERCIAL AVENUE
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

NORTHBROOK, IL 60062
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 54,729
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
WHITE WILLIAM T
4088 COMMERCIAL AVENUE
NORTHBROOK, IL 60062
  X      

Signatures

/s/ Roger Moody, Attorney-in-Fact 06/11/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
 
Remarks:
Mr. White was previously a Section 16 filer with respect to Nanosphere Inc. in November 2007 as an indirect 10% owner with respect to his indirect beneficial ownership of shares held by Lurie Investment Fund, L.L.C.  As a result of changes to the organizational documents of Lurie Investment Fund, L.L.C., Mr. White ceased to be a beneficial owner of such securities under Rule 13d-3 and subject to Section 16 reporting under Rule 16a-2.  This Form 3 is being filed by Mr. White in connection with his election to the board of directors of Nanosphere Inc. on May 30, 2012.

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