NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - DermTech, a molecular diagnostics company focused on skin diseases, said today that it is partnering with dermatology company Stiefel Laboratories to investigate the molecular causes of acne.
The companies have agreed to use DermTech’s Epidermal Genetic Information Retrieval, or EGIR, technology and its gene expression assays to study genes that are involved in causing acne. Stiefel hopes to use the data from this feasibility research to develop targeted acne treatments.

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