NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ventana today said that it is collaborating with MedImmune to develop a companion diagnostic for a drug MedImmune is developing for non-small cell lung cancer.

The companion diagnostic will be an immunohistochemistry assay that aims to identify patients who express programmed cell death ligand 1. MedImmune is developing an anti-PD-L1 therapy dubbed MEDI4736, which is currently in clinical studies. The drug firm will use the Ventana assay in that study.

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