NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – KalGene Pharmaceuticals has inked an agreement with three Canadian research entities, the Sunnybrook Research Institute, the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization, and the Ontario Cancer Biomarker Network, to develop a companion diagnostic for metastatic cancer.

The Vancouver, British Columbia-based pharmaceutical firm will collaborate with its partners on a prognostic marker test along with a companion therapeutic specifically targeting aggressive cancers, such as metastatic breast, colon, and brain cancer.

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