Navigation Links
QIAGEN Gains Rights to Genomic Biomarkers for Lung, Brain and Other Cancers to Expand its Pipeline of Companion Diagnostics
Date:1/9/2012

HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, January 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

 

  • Licenses diagnostic rights for ALK (anaplastic lymphoma kinase) gene, a promising target for novel class of lung cancer drugs, from Insight Genetics, Inc.

  • Acquires rights for diagnosis of IDH1/IDH2 mutations in brain gliomas, acute myelogenous leukemia and other cancers from Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc.

  • Diagnostic tests for these biomarkers are expected to be developed and commercialized for use as prognostic tools or as companion diagnostics for new anticancer drugs

QIAGEN (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) today announced two agreements with U.S. biotech companies to acquire worldwide exclusive rights to biomarkers that are expected to play an important role in personalized treatment of various cancers.

QIAGEN has entered into a strategic co-development partnership and licensing agreement with Insight Genetics, Inc. of Nashville, Tennessee, for a genetic test covering the ALK (anaplastic lymphoma kinase) biomarker, a promising target for a novel class of lung cancer drugs.

Through a separate agreement between its 89% subsidiary Ipsogen and Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc., of Baltimore, Maryland, QIAGEN has also acquired worldwide exclusive rights to testing for mutations of the IDH1 and IDH2 genes - which are believed to play a role in brain cancers, acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and certain other malignancies.

"These two new agreements add to our significant activities in further expanding our broad portfolio of novel and relevant biomarkers that can drive personalized healthcare. QIAGEN is a global leader in the emerging market for companion diagnostics, whic
'/>"/>

SOURCE QIAGEN N.V.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology technology :

1. SciQuest Announces Strategic Alliance with QIAGEN
2. QIAGEN Welcomes 3,000th Employee in 20th year of U.S. Operations
3. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results Call Set for February 10
4. QIAGEN and Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute Partner to Establish First Large-Scale Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Kolkata
5. Plexus Awarded Development Contract With QIAGEN
6. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Call Set for August 11
7. QIAGENs New Product Line, QIAsafe(R) DNA Blood, has Been Co-Developed With Biomatrica and is Based on Biomatricas SampleMatrix(R) Technology
8. QIAGEN Acquires Exclusive Licence for Key PI3K gene
9. QIAGEN Acquires Comprehensive Portfolio of Molecular Food Safety Tests
10. QIAGEN and Roche Settle Dispute Over Distribution Agreement for TheraScreen Companion Diagnostics
11. QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... German . , The ... a semiconductor layer. Quantum dots are small structures that spontaneously ... short laser pulse is fired at the photonic crystal, its ... change in the electromagnetic field around it. This change can ... the dot. As soon as the refractive index recovers its ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... This news release is available in German . ... at the Technische Universitt Mnchen (TUM) have demonstrated a ... Their experiments show that future computer chips could be ... transistors. As the main enabling technology of the semiconductor ... fundamental limits, the TUM researchers and collaborators at the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product ... Markets Direct,s, ,Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product ... the Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC,s pharmaceutical research and ... on the current therapeutic developmental pipeline of Pacific ... various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has released the DSES-1000 long-travel ... for measuring displacement in rubber and other soft ... distance, the DSES-1000 can measure elongations up to ... mm. In addition, it achieves +/- 0.2 percent ... +/- 100 µm below 50-mm stroke. , The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ultrafast remote switching of light emission 2A new dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic 2A new dimension for integrated circuits: 3-D nanomagnetic logic 3Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 2Pacific Northwest Biotechnology, LLC - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 3Shimadzu’s New Long-Travel Extensometer Increases Precision for Soft Material Testing 2
... Product Ganite(R), Lloyd Sanders Assumes Chief Operating Officer Role ... 2008 Genta,Incorporated (Nasdaq: GNTA ) today announced ... conserve cash and focus on its,priority oncology development operations. ... of an adverse decision by the Food and Drug,Administration,s ...
... Guidant and its former directors/officers, NATICK, ... (NYSE: BSX ) today announced that ... dismissed proceedings,filed by former shareholders of Guidant ... and officers. Boston Scientific,acquired Guidant Corporation in ...
... and Japanese-Based Top 25 Global Pharmaceutical Companies Select ... Product Profile Visualization, MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April ... a leading provider of software,strategic consulting, and regulatory ... two Top 25 global pharmaceutical,companies have become customers ...
Cached Biology Technology:Genta Restructures Operations to Focus on Priority Initiatives 2Genta Restructures Operations to Focus on Priority Initiatives 3Genta Restructures Operations to Focus on Priority Initiatives 4District Judge Dismisses Shareholder Suit Related to Boston Scientific 2District Judge Dismisses Shareholder Suit Related to Boston Scientific 3Pharsight Signs Two New DMX(R) License Customers 2Pharsight Signs Two New DMX(R) License Customers 3
(Date:9/30/2014)... Mediterranean each year, but its deep-blue waters host ... 1,000 alien species, including fish, crustaceans, and algae ... activities. In the open-access journal Frontiers in ... analyzed data from a new information system developed ... introduction of alien species has changed the native ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... and strawberries all have in common? Unlike most ... and are diploid, these organisms are all polyploid, meaning ... and salmon have 3 and 4 sets of chromosomes, ... seem surprising, in fact most plant species are polyploid. ... century ago, but only recently, with the development of ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... (PCE) in drinking water may increase the risk ... new study led by a Boston University School ... in the journal Environmental Health , compared ... 1,766 women in Cape Cod, Ma., where water ... early 1980s by the installation of vinyl-lined asbestos ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biodiversity in the Mediterranean is threatened by alien species 2Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 2Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 3Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 4Contaminated water linked to pregnancy complications, BU study finds 2
... to tailored treatmentsWhen it comes to inflammation, too much ... severely injured patients, this normal healing process can develop ... and multiple organ failure. How and why inflammation turns ... can't accurately predict how each injured patient will fare. ...
... Editor : Be sure to check out the complete ... languages. , There is new evidence that adult HIV infection ... behaviour to prevent infection—such as increased use of condoms, delay ... key part in these declines. The new UN report also ...
... infection is inversely correlated with the presence of plasmacytoid dendritic ... the major producers of type 1 interferon in the body. ... of HIV. In a paper appearing online on October ... of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nina Bhardwaj and colleagues ...
Cached Biology News:Study reveals genomics of inflammation from severe injury 2Study reveals genomics of inflammation from severe injury 32005 AIDS figures released by WHO and UNAIDS 22005 AIDS figures released by WHO and UNAIDS 32005 AIDS figures released by WHO and UNAIDS 4
...
...
... member of Wyatt Technology's family of light ... your high temperature chromatograph and enables you ... thermoplastic polymers. The HTmD is easily installed ... PL220C or Alliance 2000 device and enables ...
... The FDSS6000 System is an ... assays, assay development and high throughput ... and luminescence modalities., The Hamamatsu light ... highlight our companys decades-long experience in ...
Biology Products: