NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – NanoString Technologies and French diagnostics firm HalioDx have signed a collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize several gene expression assays to assess response to cancer immunotherapy.

Under the terms of the agreement, the partners will jointly develop the assays on NanoString's nCounter platform. The assays will be based on research conducted by Jérôme Galon, HalioDx co-founder and researcher for France's Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale. Both firms will commercialize the assays worldwide.

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