Oslo University Hospital Licenses Colorectal Cancer Markers to OGT for Test Development | GenomeWeb

This article has been updated from a version posted Feb. 22 to include comments from an OGT executive.

Oxford Gene Technology has obtained an exclusive license to 12 "highly promising" colorectal cancer tissue biomarkers, the British array firm said this week.

The deal with Inven2, the technology transfer office at Oslo University Hospital and the University of Oslo, enables OGT to commercialize "any resulting test" developed using the markers as well as to sublicense the markers to other parties.

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