DiaGenic, a Norwegian molecular diagnostics company, is validating two tests — one for early-stage breast cancer diagnosis, the other for early-stage Alzheimer’s detection — and plans to have prototypes for both ready by the end of this year, according to a company official.
 
The prototypes have been developed for both tests using Applied Biosystems’ RT-PCR TaqMan platform as well as custom CodeLink microarrays from GE Healthcare.
 

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