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A Unique Collaboration in Translational Medicine

The Biomarker Factory, jointly founded and co-owned by Duke Medical Strategies, an affiliate of Duke University, and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), is comprised of a  Board of Managers and a Steering Committee. The combination of leadership from Duke and LabCorp promotes the identification and funding of unique proposals that connect the discovery of biomarkers with their utilities in clinical practice.

Key areas of expertise include:

  • Experimental designs for diagnostic studies
  • Biospecimen collection
  • Assay development
  • Clinical research and treatment practices
  • Intellectual property and technology transfer
  • Commercialization