NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Empire Genomics today announced it has licensed a genomic biomarker from Cornell University for the development of a test to diagnose and determine treatment of patients with neuroendocrine prostate cancer, or NEPC.

Empire and Cornell will partner on developing a commercial grade assay and Empire plans to launch the NEPC test later this year. Empire also plans to seek a pharmaceutical partner to use the assay to accelerate patient stratification in clinical trials, it said.

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