NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – HTG Molecular Diagnostics said today that it has licensed exclusive rights from Vancouver's Centre of Excellence for the Prevention of Organ Failure (PROOF Centre) to commercialize gene expression tests for prognosis of COPD patients who will experience frequent lung attacks.

HTG Molecular Diagnostics said it plans to use the PROOF Centre's testing technology to develop an assay on its qNPA platform, and that the Centre will help to clinically validate the test in Canada.

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