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Molecular Staging, Lilly Search for Biomarkers Linked to Sepsis

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 - Molecular Staging said today it is partnering with Eli Lilly in clinical proteomics research to identify biomarkers linked to sepsis.


Molecular staging will use bioinformatics and its chip-based clinical proteomics platform to search for proteins associated with the body's systemic failure due to infection.


Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.


The Scan

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