Navigation Links
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
'/>"/>

SOURCE OvaGene Oncology Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. OvaGene Oncology Licenses Gene-Based Technologies to Develop Novel Endometrial and Cervical Cancer Assays
2. US Oncology Appoints Stephen Smith Vice President/General Manager Research and Personalized Science Services
3. MD Anderson Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence Using MetaCore for Oncology Research
4. US Oncology Pharmaceutical Distribution Service Wins National Safety Council Award
5. Expression Genetics EGEN-001 Named One of 10 Most Promising Oncology Products by Windhover
6. OncologySTAT Advisors Name Years Top Developments in Cancer Treatment and Research
7. First Coast Oncology to Offer Next Generation Proton Therapy
8. Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and US Oncology Enter Collaboration to Increase Patient Access to National Clinical Trials
9. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Licenses Rights to Novel Targeted Oncology Agent From BTG International
10. Debiopharm and Aurigene Sign Licensing Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0617, a Novel Inhibitor of an Undisclosed Oncology Pathway
11. Varian Medical Systems Introducing OncoView(TM) - an Oncology Specific Image Management and Storage Solution
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/16/2015)... (PRWEB) April 16, 2015 Proove ... Buzz of BIO Contest for the 2015 ... (BIO), the 2015 BIO International Convention will take place ... Pennsylvania. During the Buzz of BIO contest, industry leaders ... see present at the conference. The community voting period ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... OncoTAb, Inc., a University ... company, announced today the appointment of physician and ... Operating Officer (COO). Cooper brings to OncoTAb more ... diagnostic and biotechnology platforms in the fields of ... career transcends the field of medical and scientific ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... April 16, 2015  RegeneRx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: ... U.S. joint venture with G-treeBNT (ReGenTree LLC) has ... clinical trial for the orphan disorder, neurotrophic keratopathy ... dry eye syndrome (DES) in the U.S.  Both ... RGN-259/GBT201, this year.  Each of these eye disorders ...
(Date:4/16/2015)... 16, 2015  AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in ... today announced the advancement of its first-in-class ... studies. The Company,s anti-IL-36R therapeutic antibody, called ... pustular psoriasis (GPP), an orphan systemic inflammatory ... wholly owned within AnaptysBio,s proprietary antibody pipeline ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Proove Bisociences to Participate in the Buzz of BIO at the 2015 BIO International Convention 2Proove Bisociences to Participate in the Buzz of BIO at the 2015 BIO International Convention 3OncoTAb Names Dr. David L. Cooper as COO 2RegeneRx JV Retains Ora, Inc. to Conduct Phase 3 Trial for NK and Phase 2b/3 Trial for Dry Eye Syndrome in U.S. 2RegeneRx JV Retains Ora, Inc. to Conduct Phase 3 Trial for NK and Phase 2b/3 Trial for Dry Eye Syndrome in U.S. 3RegeneRx JV Retains Ora, Inc. to Conduct Phase 3 Trial for NK and Phase 2b/3 Trial for Dry Eye Syndrome in U.S. 4RegeneRx JV Retains Ora, Inc. to Conduct Phase 3 Trial for NK and Phase 2b/3 Trial for Dry Eye Syndrome in U.S. 5AnaptysBio Advances First-In-Class Anti-IL-36 Receptor Antibody Program To Treat Orphan Inflammatory Disease 2
... PARK, N.C., Jan. 14, 2011 Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp. ... established a new record date and meeting date for the ... merger agreement under which Grifols (GRF.MC) will acquire TLCR. ... on January 11, 2011 will be entitled to vote at ...
... now open for StemCONN 2011. The full-day ... cell research, will take place Tuesday, March 22, in ... the UConn Health Center (commercial session and tour). ... http://stemconn.org/ . StemCONN 2011 will feature a ...
... reversal of tinnitus, a debilitating hearing impairment affecting at ... 40 percent of military veterans, according to an article ... Nature . Researchers Dr. Michael Kilgard and ... Dallas and University-affiliated biotechnology firm MicroTransponder report that stimulation ...
Cached Biology Technology:Nature article focuses on tinnitus treatment 2Nature article focuses on tinnitus treatment 3
(Date:4/14/2015)...  HYPR Corp. today announced it has joined ... tm , an industry consortium transforming online authentication ... technology and collaborate to deliver open specifications for ... and private, and easier to use. ... sensitive user information and eliminates the dependency on ...
(Date:4/9/2015)... Calif. , April 9, 2015 Synaptics ... interface solutions, announced today that it will report financial ... Thursday, April 23, 2015, after the close of market. ... analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ... To participate on the live call, analysts ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... April 2, 2015 According to ... attributed to somewhat higher than 125 MSEK. This exceeds ... report 2014 that revenues for Q1 2015 would be ... reported for Q4 2014. The operating result for the ... The complete interim report will as previously communicated be ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HYPR Corp. Joins the FIDO Alliance 2HYPR Corp. Joins the FIDO Alliance 3Synaptics to Report Third Quarter Results on April 23 2Fingerprint Cards Revises Revenues for Q1 2015 2
... Ecology drives evolution. In today,s issue of the journal ... growing evidence that the reverse is also true, and ... how environmental change affects species and vice-versa. A ... a Galpagos ground finch, Geospiza fortis. In this species, ...
... available in French . , Montreal, January 28, 2011 ... a rare form of cancer that caused a strange combination of ... his stomach and colon. His medical team was stumped and was ... family: the cause of his disease and the risk for future ...
... University of the Negev (BGU) and the PTT Chemical ... research and development collaboration agreement for commercial development of ... for the production of dihomo gamma-linolenic acid (DGLA- Omega ... Parietochloris incise. The joint research will focus on optimizing ...
Cached Biology News:Cold cases gone hot: Montreal researchers solve decades-old medical mysteries using genetics 2Ben-Gurion U. and PTT Chemical sign R&D agreement to commercialize green algae strain 2
... & visualization software. See ... samples. Combine Sequest and ... confidence. Get more detailed ... your MS/MS experiments.14 day ...
TRIzol Reagents are ready-to-use monophasic solutions of phenol and guanidine isothiocyanate suitable for isolating total RNA DNA and proteins (16)....
...
...
Biology Products: