NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen today announced two exclusive licensing deals aimed at developing companion diagnostic tests for glioblastoma, lymphoma, and other cancers.

In one deal, Qiagen has licensed an option on FGFR-TACC fusion genes from Columbia University. Qiagen plans to develop a diagnostic test based on the biomarker for doctors to use in identifying patients who may benefit from targeted treatments currently under development.

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