NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Mirus Bio has received a two-year, $900,000 Phase II Small Business Innovative Research grant to develop its microRNA-labeling technology for clinical research and “potential diagnostic applications,” the company said today.
 
The Madison, Wis.-based miRNA and siRNA transfection company said it will use the money to develop products that will study the link between miRNAs and undisclosed diseases that it will eventually “enable diagnostic testing for miRNAs as biomarkers for disease.”
 

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