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Nanogen Licenses Gene Variants from Pathway Diagnostics for Dx Predicting Drug Response

NEW YORK, March 22 (GenomeWeb News) - Nanogen has licensed genetic variations from Pathways Diagnostics that predict patients' response to antidepressants and antipsychotic in order to create a diagnostic product, the company said today.

 

Under the non-exclusive agreement, the companies have been working on a molecular diagnostic product, based on Nanogen's NanoChip platform, to determine the appropriate drug dosage for patients with psychiatric disorders. Nanogen plans to include Pathways' gene variations along with cytochrome P450 family members.

 

The companies did not disclose financial details of the agreement.

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