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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.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK cancer biomarker firm Abcodia today announced a collaboration with the Austrian Institute of Technology to validate biomarkers for the early detection of lung and colorectal cancers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford BioDynamics and the University of Glasgow today announced a partnership to identify biomarkers for the differentiation of responders from non-responders to methotrexate in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer Research UK's commercial arm, Cancer Research Technology (CRT), will partner with the biomarker validation firm Abcodia to develop blood tests for detecting early-stage cancers, CRUK said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In an effort to help move biomedical innovations from the lab to the clinic more swiftly, a large group of European institutions have formed a consortium that will share access to research infrastructure and expertise, the European Commission said yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen and SIP Biotech Development today announced the opening of the Qiagen Translational Medicine Center in Suzhou, China.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cenix BioScience and Debiopharm Group today announced a research agreement to use Cenix's technology in support of Debiopharm's drug development efforts.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases has established a biosample and data repository using samples from many of the clinical studies and trials it has funded, and it now

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research said today that it will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson company Janssen to conduct clinical trials aimed at identifying new prostate cancer biomarkers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Companion diagnostics firm Oxford Cancer Biomarkers on Monday announced a biomarker discovery deal with AstraZeneca directed at an undisclosed drug.

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