NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Strand Life Sciences will work with two institutes on a study in India that aims to identify and validate biomarkers for breast cancer, the Bangalore-based firm said Wednesday.

Strand will partner with the Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) to study more than 300 adult Indian women suffering from breast cancer in an effort to generate molecular signatures that could be used to predict response to various therapies and treatments, metastasis, relapse, and disease-free survival rates.

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