NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MolecularMD today said it has licensed a genetic marker for the development of diagnostic assays for non-small cell lung cancer.

The Portland, Ore.-based company has licensed the rights to commercialize the intellectual property around the biomarker LKB1 for diagnostic, prognostic, and predictive use, it said. The patent rights for LKB1 are jointly owned by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; the Massachusetts General Hospital; the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

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