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OvaGene Oncology Collaborates With Moffitt Cancer Center to Develop and Commercialize microRNAs Associated With Chemotherapeutic Drug Response
Date:12/5/2011

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OvaGene Oncology Inc., a molecular diagnostics company specializing in the development and commercialization of personalized gene-based diagnostics for gynecologic cancer, announced today that it has completed a major Licensing and Collaboration Agreement with The Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center in Florida.  The agreement provides OvaGene with exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize proprietary microRNA-based assays that predict drug response for currently used cancer treating drugs. The proprietary assays were developed and validated at the Moffitt Cancer Center under the leadership of Dr. Johnathan Lancaster, a world renowned scientist and clinician specializing in Women's Cancers.

"Ovarian cancer is a deadly disease. If we are to improve outcome for patients, it is essential that we develop tools to support biologically-informed clinical decision-making" said Johnathan Lancaster, MD, PhD, Director of Center for Women's Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center.  "As such, we are excited about our new partnership with OvaGene. It will enable us to accelerate our microRNA laboratory findings towards the clinic, as personalized medicine tools that may benefit patients in the near-term."

"We are delighted to partner with a molecular diagnostics company dedicated to taking important technologies from the bench to the bedside," said Haskell Adler PhD MBA, Senior Licensing Manager at the Moffitt Cancer Center.  "Because of the shared vision between our two organizations, we are optimistic this is the beginning of a long and fruitful relationship involving a number of technologies developed here at Moffitt."

The technology, licensed from The Moffitt Cancer Center, includes proprietary microRNA-based biomarkers that can be used to predict response to chemotherapy in a variety of tumor types. Initially, OvaGene intends
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