By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – 20/20 GeneSystems, a Rockville, Md.-based firm developing companion diagnostics, today said that it has received $3 million in Small Business Innovative Research grants to develop tests to help oncologists predict the effectiveness of targeted cancer therapies.

The grants came from the National Cancer Institute's SBIR program and included a $2.75 million Phase IIB "Bridge Award," and a $200,000 Phase I SBIR contract.

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