NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Vermillion has licensed a biomarker panel from Stanford University that could be used to assess the risk of peripheral artery disease, the company said today.
The agreement gives Vermillion exclusive rights to develop and commercialize a blood-based PAD test, which would use the multi-marker panel to stratify individual risk for developing the disease.

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