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Orion Genomics Teams up with Johns Hopkins Researcher to Develop DNA Methylation-Based Colon Cancer Dx

NEW YORK, June 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Orion Genomics and researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will collaborate to develop a molecular diagnostic test for colon cancer, the company said today.

 

Under the partnership, Andrew Feinberg, a professor of medicine, molecular biology and genetics, and oncology at Hopkinswill map DNA methylation patterns in cancerous and normal colon tissues using Orion's MethylScope technology.

 

Orion plans to use the methylation patterns to develop a new type molecular diagnostic test for colon cancer.

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