Signal Genetics Agrees to Purchase ChipDX to Gain Cancer Diagnostics
The acquisition also adds closely held ChipDX’s technology to enable for remote interpretation of tests, New York-based Signal said today. Financial details weren’t disclosed.
Signal makes a prognostic test for multiple myeloma called MyPRS Plus, and will use its sales team to bring ChipDX’s products to market, the company said. ChipDX’s BreastGeneDX, ColonGeneDX and LungGeneDX products are designed to determine patients’ cancer risk levels.
“The acquisition of the intellectual property and patents of ChipDX dramatically expands and enhances our oncology pipeline,” Signal Chief Executive Officer Joe Hernandez said in a statement. “The addition of ChipDX’s bioinformatics capabilities drastically reduces our time to market with novel molecular tests designed to facilitate better patient outcomes at a lower cost profile.”
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