Myriad Genetics is a molecular diagnostics company that provides testing services designed to assess an individual’s risk of developing a disease. The firm produces myRisk, a 35-gene panel with the capability to identify the elevated risk of developing eight types of cancer. Other diagnostic products include BRACAnalysisCDx, the FDA-approved companion diagnostic for PARP inhibitors; GeneSight, which helps improve responses to psychotropic drugs for patients suffering from depression; Vectra DA, which predicts disease progression in rheumatoid arthritis to optimize drug treatment; and Prolaris, which identifies prostate cancer patients that can pursue active surveillance. The firm offers biomarker discovery and companion diagnostic services to pharma and biotech companies.
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