Insight Genetics Licenses ALK Gene Mutations from St. Jude for Dx Development | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Insight Genetics today announced an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with St. Jude Children's Hospital to develop a diagnostic test directed at the anaplastic lymphoma kinase, or ALK, gene to better monitor cancer patients and enable physicians to prescribe more effective treatments.

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