NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina and Bristol-Myers Squibb announced after the close of the market Friday that they will collaborate on developing and commercializing companion diagnostics to support BMS' oncology drug pipeline.

The companies plan to develop a diagnostic version of Illumina's TruSight Oncology 500, an assay being developed to target most of the known biomarkers for cancer drugs, including tumor mutation burden and miscrosatellite instability. The panel will run on Illumina's NextSeq 550Dx.

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