Affymetrix to Start Clinical Trials for CytoScan HD in March, Plans FDA Submission by Midyear | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

Affymetrix will initiate clinical trials for its CytoScan HD cytogenetics array in March, and hopes to submit the assay to the US Food and Drug Administration for clearance by the middle of this year, according to its CEO.

Frank Witney discussed the firm's plans during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco last week. A company spokesperson this week confirmed the firm's plans but declined to further discuss its dealings with the FDA.

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