With First Patent on the Way, Diamir Aims at microRNA Tests for Neurodegenerative Disease | GenomeWeb

With its first US patent set to be issued, molecular diagnostics newcomer Diamir is aiming to commercialize its first product, a microRNA-based test for the early detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), as early as 2015, the company's top official said this week.

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