Expanding Its Long-QT Test, Genaissance Inches Into Promising, or Empty, Territory | GenomeWeb

There is a huge market in drug-induced Long-QT syndrome just waiting to be tapped with the right gene associations — maybe.

Billed as a small step toward the high-volume end of Long-QT testing, Genaissance Pharmaceuticals this week licensed a polymorphism from Vanderbilt University that moves the company toward establishing a genetic test for people prone to the drug-induced version of the potentially fatal syndrome.

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