CorePath and Cizzle partner to develop lung cancer test

2019 09 09 20 46 2283 Lung Cancer 400

CorePath Laboratories and U.K.-based Cizzle Biotechnology have established a partnership with the aim of developing a simple blood test to detect early lung cancer.

The companies said they will first focus on offering the proprietary test in the U.S., where lung cancer accounts for 25% of all cancer deaths.

Cizzle Biotechnology is a spin-off from the University of York in the U.K. The company launched based on a prototype test developed at the university that detects a stable plasma biomarker highly correlated with early-stage lung cancer.

CorePath is a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited laboratory based in San Antonio, TX.

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