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Althea Wins $100,000 SBIR for New Gene Expression Technology

NEW YORK, May 5 - Althea Technologies said today that it has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes of Health, via the National Cancer Institute, to develop a new high-throughput approach to gene expression analysis for cancer.

 

The $100,000 SBIR project, entitled "Development of a Multiplexed Gene Expression Screen," is based on integrating multiplexed RT-PCR with microarray analysis.

 

According to the company, this approach can provide a cost per data point as low as one or a few cents per gene.

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