NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics today said that its Myriad RBM subsidiary has formed a research collaboration with DaVita Labs to discover protein-based biomarkers that could be used to benefit dialysis patients.

The firms said that the primary focus of the collaboration will be on markers that predict vascular access failure.

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