Asuragen, microRNA Rx Subsidiary Awarded NIH Grants to Support Rx, Dx-Development | GenomeWeb

By Doug Macron

Asuragen and its subsidiary Mirna Therapeutics this month received nearly $600,000 in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health to fund their respective efforts to develop microRNA-based diagnostics and drugs.

The first grant was awarded to Asuragen researcher Elizabeth Mambo to support her work identifying biomarkers for determining a patient's risk of colon cancer recurrence.

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