May 18th, 2012

Cancer Test Firm Exact Sciences, Mayo Clinic Expand Deal

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On Thursday, the Madison, Wis.-based Exact Sciences Corp. announced the new milestone in its long relationship with Mayo Clinic. Exact is best known for Cologuard, a stool-based DNA test for colorectal cancer that it developed with Mayo Clinic… The test is currently in clinical trials. Mayo Clinic and Exact originally signed a research and licensing agreement in 2009 for “the exclusive rights to intellectual property” developed by Mayo Clinic's Dr. David A. Ahlquist and his laboratory.

 

Post-Bulletin Blog by Jeff Kiger

Tags: Cancer, Cologuard, Colorectal Cancer, Dr. David Ahlquist, Exact Sciences Corp, Post-Bulletin Blog, Research

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