By Justin Petrone

Snagging its second companion diagnostics deal in as many months, Skyline Diagnostics this week announced a research agreement with Clavis Pharma to assist the Norwegian pharmaceutical company in the development of a drug for acute myeloid leukemia.

Skyline CEO Henk Vietor told BioArray News that Skyline will use Affymetrix-manufactured arrays to identify gene-expression biomarkers for the selection of individual AML patients that may benefit from Clavis' compound.

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