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QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline
Date:7/24/2014

HILDEN, Germany, and MARSEILLE, France, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


  • Exclusive global license from University of Tokyo enables development of QIAGEN assays for SF3B1 mutations, including next-generation sequencing (NGS) gene panels, for blood cancers 
  • Mutations of SF3B1 gene, to be targeted by new test, indicate favorable prognosis for patients with bone marrow disorders known as myelodysplastic syndromes 
  • QIAGEN sees potential for developing companion diagnostics to guide treatment with new anti-cancer compounds under development that target the SF3B1 gene 

QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced it has acquired an exclusive global license to the biomarker SF3B1 from the University of Tokyo. SF3B1 is believed to play a critical role in the prognosis of patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), a group of hematological cancers in which bone marrow does not produce enough healthy blood cells. Mutations of this gene, which is an important component of the spliceosome machinery, indicate a more favorable disease progression for patients than the "wild-type" gene, so testing for these gene variants could potentially provide important guidance for treatment based on a personalized healthcare approach to MDS.

"This novel biomarker adds important content to QIAGEN's market-leading position in molecular tests for blood cancers. Our assays and panels cover the full range of these malignancies, including the bone marrow failure disorders known as myelodisplastic disorders. The SF3B1 biomarker is included in our GeneRead[TM] DNAseq Leukemia V2 gene panel for next-generation sequencing," said Vincent Fert,
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