GEN Exclusives

More »

GEN News Highlights

More »
Mar 12, 2013

Leica and Synthon Collaborate on Cancer CDx

  • Leica Biosystems and Synthon Biopharmaceuticals have partnered to develop a companion diagnostic program for targeted cancer therapies. Leica will develop a fully automated tissue-based companion diagnostic test to run on its BOND™ automated advanced staining systems paired with one of Synthon’s antibody-drug conjugates, to enhance the treatment of solid tumors.

    In December 2012, Leica Biosystems teamed up with Galena Biopharma to develop a companion diagnostic for Galena's NeuVax™ (nelipepimut-S or E75) breast cancer therapeutic. Leica's Bond Oracle™ Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 (HER2) IHC System companion diagnostic was used to support the selection of the patients for the NeuVax Phase III PRESENT study.


Add a comment

  • You must be signed in to perform this action.
    Click here to Login or Register for free.
    You will be taken back to your selected item after Login/Registration.

Related content

Jobs

GEN Jobs powered by HireLifeScience.com connects you directly to employers in pharma, biotech, and the life sciences. View 40 to 50 fresh job postings daily or search for employment opportunities including those in R&D, clinical research, QA/QC, biomanufacturing, and regulatory affairs.
 Searching...
More »

GEN Poll

More » Poll Results »

Children and Antipsychotic Drugs

Do you think children and adolescents with behavioral problems are overmedicated?