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Asterand and Rubicon Genomics to Co-Develop Cancer Diagnostics

NEW YORK, June 27 (GenomeWeb News) - Asterand said today that it will partner with Rubicon Genomics to discover novel biomarkers for cancer diagnosis.

 

Under the non-exclusive agreement, Asterand will supply tissue and biofluid samples from its biorepository and its worldwide network of clinical collaborators, and Rubicon will study the samples using its MethylPlex technology to discover methylated DNA markers for cancer diagnosis and prognosis.

 

Asterand will be eligible to receive royalties on diagnostic tests developed under the collaboration. Further financial details were not disclosed.

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