NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Paradigm and Forma Therapeutics today announced a multiyear partnership to identify predictive response biomarkers and measure pharmacodynamic activity for two of Forma's advanced preclinical candidates.

Paradigm will use its technology to evaluate the potential of molecular markers to predict clinical outcomes, which would enable Forma "to efficiently match our drugs with high-quality molecular assays to realize a personalized approach to cancer drug development," Forma President and CEO Steven Tregay said in a statement.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.