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Adaptive Biotechnologies Announces Collaboration with Takeda for Minimal Residual Disease Measures

April 28, 2023

Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation announced on April 12, 2023 that it has begun a translational collaboration with Takeda. Adaptive Biotechnologies will use its clonoSEQ Assay to assess minimal residue disease (MRD) to start with the development and commercialization of Takeda’s pipeline of treatments for patients with lymphoid malignancies, according to the press release.

“We are thrilled to enter into a broad translational collaboration with Takeda incorporating the use of our clonoSEQ Assay technology in clinical trials to support the clinical development of groundbreaking oncological therapies,” said Nitin Sood, chief commercial officer, MRD at Adaptive Biotechnologies, in a press release. “MRD is an important measure of whether novel treatments are inducing effective and durable responses for patients, and its use as an endpoint is rapidly growing.”

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