NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Invivoscribe Technologies today announced that it has signed an agreement with Astellas Pharma to develop a companion diagnostic for an investigational drug.

Under the terms of the agreement, Invivoscribe will develop and commercialize a companion diagnostic based on the FLT3 tyrosine kinase gene and use the international harmonized signal ration test to stratify and enroll acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients for Astellas clinical trials of the drug candidate ASP2215 in the US, Europe, Japan, and other countries.

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