Almac Diagnostics Partners with Merck, MRC on Companion Diagnostics Project | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

Almac Diagnostics last week said it will collaborate with Merck KGaA and the UK's Medical Research Council on a study of potential biomarkers of response to the cancer drug Erbitux (cetuximab).

The deal is the latest in a string of agreements that have paired the Disease Specific Array maker with major pharmaceutical companies to develop biomarkers that can later be used in companion diagnostics.

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