NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Sciex and the Protein and Proteomics Centre (PPC), under the National University of Singapore's department of biological sciences in the faculty of science, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to promote joint R&D activities aimed at biomarker discovery and development. 

According to the partners, who will work with academic and industrial partners in biomedical research, the collaboration will lead to accelerated cancer detection and screening. 

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