NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Foundation Medicine and Incyte have partnered to develop and commercialize companion diagnostics, the companies said today.

The initial focus will be on developing a CDx for Incyte's FGFR1/2/3 inhibitor, pemigatinib, to treat patients with cholangiocarcinoma. This will include the detection of activating FGFR2 translocations. The companies expect to incorporate the CDx into Foundation Medicine's existing US Food and Drug Administration-approved assay, FoundationOne CDx.

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