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Mesa-based Predictive Biomarker Sciences tests cancer drug

Tags: cancer, spin off, tgen

[Source: The Arizona Republic] - A Mesa-based company that markets a drug-analysis technology has completed its first examination of an investigational cancer drug being developed by a Canadian biotechnology company.

Predictive Biomarker Sciences, a for-profit company partly owned by Phoenix-based Translational Genomics Research Institute, analyzed a drug candidate being developed by Ottawa, Ontario-based PharmaGap. The analysis suggested that PharmaGap's potential drug, called GAP-107B8, attacks the membrane of colon cancer cells while having less impact on non-cancerous cells.

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