NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – OncoMethylome Sciences said today that it will provide MGMT gene promoter methylation testing services for Merck KGaA’s clinical trial program for cilengitide, a drug being developed for glioblastoma multiforme treatment.
 
As part of the agreement, Germany’s Merck also gained a worldwide, non-exclusive license to use the results from the methylation assay for optimizing cilengitide treatment.
 

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