Perlegen to Mine 4 Million Patient Records for Predictive Markers
 
Perlegen Sciences said today it will work with an undisclosed electronic medical records company to search through data from four million patients for genetic markers that could help predict patient response to certain medical treatments.
 
Perlegen said it has reached an agreement under which it will have exclusive access to a database of US medical records, from which it will target patients who will be sought for DNA samples.

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