Arno Licenses Technology from U of Minnesota for CDx Development | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Arno Therapeutics today announced it has inked an exclusive, worldwide licensing deal with the University of Minnesota for a technology covering a gene expression signature derived from archived breast cancer tissue samples.

As part of the deal, Arno will continue development of a progesterone receptor gene signature as a potential companion diagnostic for anti-progestins, including Arno's lead compound called onapristone for treating men's and women's cancers.

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