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UT Southwestern Using WaferGen's SmartChip in Wound Care Studies

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center will use WaferGen’s real-time PCR system in its gene expression biomarker research, the company said today.
 
Under the collaborative agreement, UT Southwestern will use the company’s SmartChip system to identify and validate biomarkers related to wound healing, and it will study the impact of those biomarkers on patient response to treatment.
 
The research may lead to discovery of specific genes related to wound healing that could be used to develop new tools for determining appropriate treatments, said Fremont, Calif.-based WaferGen.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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