Syntrix Will Use $115M in Illumina Royalties to Advance Biopharmaceutical Programs | GenomeWeb

While Syntrix Biosystems may have played a role in developing foundational microarray technology, the company does not intend to use a large, recently awarded royalty payment from Illumina to expand its presence in the array market.

Instead, the privately held, Auburn, Wash.-based company, will continue to develop new therapeutic compounds to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, pain, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to CEO John Zebala.

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