NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Qiagen announced today that it has partnered with Mirati Therapeutics to co-develop and commercialize a companion diagnostic for Mirati's glesatinib, a targeted therapy under development for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

The diagnostic is intended to guide physicians in whether or not to prescribe glesatinib to NSCLC patients by detecting RNA biomarkers produced by exon 14 skipping mutations of the MET gene.

 Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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