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NEW YORK – CareDx said on Tuesday that it has formed an exclusive partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine to develop and commercialize UroMap, a urine-based gene expression test for acute cellular rejection in kidney transplant recipients.

The company said it is collaborating with Weill Cornell on a multiyear research collaboration with exclusive rights to bring UroMap to patients. CareDx obtained the exclusive rights to the UroMap technology through a license agreement with Cornell University. Specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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