NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — EiRx Therapeutics and BioMérieux today said they plan to validate the diagnostic and therapeutic potential of their candidate tumor markers.
 
Terms of the alliance call for BioMérieux to see if proteins in EiRx’s biomarker panel can become components in new diagnostics for colorectal cancer. Meanwhile, EiRx will use its siRNA-driven platform to test BioMérieux’s colorectal biomarker panel as targets for new drug therapies.
 

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