NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen this week announced a partnership and licensing options with Mayo Clinic. The deal covers the use of the IDH1 and IDH2 biomarkers for diagnosing cholangiocarcinoma and guiding treatment for the disease, a rare form of cancer that affects between 2,000 and 3,000 patients each year in the US. The partners will collaborate on developing new IDH1/2 products for cholangiocarcinoma. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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