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QIAGEN Expands Pipeline of Promising New Biomarkers for Development of Personalized Healthcare Companion Diagnostics
Date:5/31/2013

HILDEN, Germany and MARSEILLE, France, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

 

  • FGFR-TACC fusion genes, the target of potential targeted therapies for glioblastoma and other cancers, rights acquired from Columbia University
  • Several lymphoma-related biomarkers, including EZH2 Y641 gene mutations, rights acquired from British Columbia Cancer Agency

QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced two agreements adding promising new biomarkers involving glioblastoma, lymphoma and other cancers to QIAGEN's expanding portfolio of potential companion diagnostics that is being developed to help doctors use a patient's genomic information to guide treatment decisions.

In the glioblastoma project, QIAGEN has entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing option on FGFR-TACC fusion genes with Columbia University in New York. QIAGEN intends to develop this biomarker into a diagnostic test for routine use in diagnostic workups, which may enable doctors to identify glioblastoma patients who could benefit from targeted treatments now under development. Glioblastoma is the most common and aggressive form of primary brain tumor, a serious unmet medical need because the disease is generally fatal despite aggressive therapy. Fusions between members of the FGFR and TACC gene families also have been identified recently as present in several other malignancies, including bladder cancers.

QIAGEN has also entered into an exclusive license option with the BC Cancer Agency, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, for the EZH2 Y641 mutation biomarker that could serve as a companion diagnostic test for routine selection of patients who could benefit from E
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