Originally published August 31.

Newly launched molecular diagnostics firm GeneCentric this week secured exclusive licenses for a lung cancer subtyping platform and a 13-gene VEGF signature from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, that will enable the company to advance its first cancer diagnostic and ink partnerships with pharma.

In 2011, Charles Perou and David Neil Hayes, UNC cancer researchers who discovered molecular signatures associated with subtypes of lung cancer, founded GeneCentric with $250,000 in Series 1 funding.

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