NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Exosome Diagnostics today announced a collaboration with the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute in which the ALCMI is providing samples from an ongoing clinical trial to help Exosome advance its plasma-based lung cancer mutation tests.

According to Exosome, the collaboration will support the validation of its ALK and EGFR T790M liquid biopsy diagnostics, which the company plans to launch this year as laboratory-developed tests. The work will also support future development of these assays as IVD kits, Exosome added.

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