NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Exiqon today announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Aarhus University Hospital to license prostate cancer biomarkers discovered and validated by the hospital.

The biomarkers include gene-specific methylation patterns that are associated with the aggressiveness of prostate cancer. The epigenetic biomarkers have been validated in two independent cohorts, consisting of over 400 patients with a follow-up period of 10 years.

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