Orion to Develop Colon Cancer Test With Risk Gene Licensed From JHU | GenomeWeb
Orion Genomics is hoping to be the first company to develop a diagnostic designed to help doctors identify patients in their 20s and 30s who are at increased risk for developing colorectal cancer later in life.
 
The company announced its intention to develop the test last week after signing a worldwide exclusive license with Johns Hopkins University for a biomarker that involves loss of genomic imprinting of the insulin-like growth factor 2 gene.
 

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