NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioTime subsidiary OncoCyte today announced that it will collaborate with the Wistar Institute on the development of a gene expression-based lung cancer test.

Under the agreement, OncoCyte scientists will use the firm's cancer diagnostic test, PanC-Dx, to analyze levels of tumor-associated proteins in blood samples from patients in an ongoing study conducted by Wistar. Scheduled to wrap up in mid-2104, two thirds of the planned total of 600 samples have already been collected in the study.

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