NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Foundation Medicine and Ariad Pharmaceuticals today announced a deal aimed at the genomic profiling of patients enrolled in clinical trials for Ariad's investigational dual-inhibitor of ALK and EGFR for non-small cell lung cancer and other cancers.

The firms will collaborate on the generation of genomic profile information for patients enrolled in Ariad's ongoing Phase 1/2 trial for its drug AP26113, and data will be matched with clinical observations to better understand the activity and selectivity of the drug, Foundation and Ariad said.

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