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Dako to Develop Cancer Companion Dx for Bristol-Myers Squibb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Dako said today that it will collaborate with drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb to develop clinical diagnostics as companions to cancer therapeutics.
 
The Danish diagnostics firm plans to develop clinical diagnostics that can identify cancer patients who may benefit from drug candidates that Bristol-Myers Squibb has in development.
 
Dako CEO Patrick Dahlen said the tests it develops under the collaboration will be companion products for specific Bristol-Myers Squibb therapeutics.
 
Further terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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