NEW YORK  (GenomeWeb News) - AstraZeneca and the University of Manchester are placing a Clinical Research Fellow at DxS to work on a project to identify circulating DNA tumor markers in blood.
 
The focus of the three-year project will initially be to develop assays for genes that show prevalent mutations in cancer.  It is supported by AstraZeneca and Cancer Research UK.
 

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