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Bristol-Myers, Meso Scale To Develop Diagnostic Assays For Alzheimer's Disease

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) and Meso Scale Discovery announced they have entered an agreement to develop diagnostic assays that will measure cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers for use in Alzheimer's disease research.

As per the terms of the agreement, the companies will develop these assays based on the Meso Scale Discovery MULTI-ARRAY technology platform. Meso Scale Discovery will commercialize the assays for Alzheimer's disease research and drug development, and plans to release the assays in the second quarter of 2012. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive brain disease that impairs memory, interferes with thinking and ultimately destroys the ability of an individual to carry out simple tasks. The disease is a continuum, with damage to the brain starting long before the onset of dementia.

by RTT Staff Writer

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