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Bruker, U of Goettingen, PanaTecs to Develop Molecular Dx for Rheumatoid Arthritis

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (GenomeWeb News) - Bruker Daltonik, the Universityof Goettingen, and PanaTecs will collaborate to develop molecular diagnostic assays for rheumatoid arthritis, Bruker said today.


In the joint project funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research, PanaTecs will apply Bruker Daltonics' CLINPROT technology for biomarker discovery, profiling and identification in the field of rheumatoid arthritis research and development. In addition, PanaTecs will offer services for biomarker identification using Bruker Daltonics' mass spectrometry equipment.


Gerhard Mueller, director of the CooperativeCenterfor Rheumatology, Universityof Goettingen, said in a statement that the center will contribute its "clinical expertise and access to a large number of clinically well characterized patient samples."


Further details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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