GP88 Protein Shows Promise As Basis for Both Diagnostic Test and Therapeutic for Breast Cancer | GenomeWeb

BOSTON — A new protein that can serve as both a drug target and a diagnostic biomarker for breast cancer was presented here this week at the Biomarker Pipeline conference.

The new protein, called GP88, was developed by the 5-year-old Columbia, Md.-based company A&G Pharmaceutical.

“From the beginning it was my intention to identify a target that had both diagnostic and therapeutic potential,” Ginette Serrero, the president and chief scientific officer of the company, told ProteoMonitor. “That was not an accident.”

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