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2008-10-01 09:00:09

Affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFX) and Medical Prognosis Institute A/S (MPI), a leading cancer diagnostic development company based in Denmark, today announced that they have signed a Powered by Affymetrix(TM) (PbA) agreement. With this agreement, MPI gains non-exclusive access to Affymetrix microarray technology to develop and commercialize drug sensitivity prediction and prognostic products for patients with cancer. Of 179 new anti-cancer drugs tested in Phase I trials between 1976 and...


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