Vancouver, Canada-based Sirius Genomics is using arrays to develop a test to identify individuals who respond to the hormone vasopressin and similar compounds for the treatment of septic shock.
The two firms will partner to develop diagnostics to identify individuals who respond well to Vasopressin and other compounds for the treatment of septic shock and related conditions.
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