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Cellomics Licenses High-Content Screening Patents to GE Healthcare

NEW YORK, June 22 (GenomeWeb News) - Cellomics has non-exclusively licensed its high-content screening patents to GE Healthcare and has agreed to allow GE Healthcare to sublicense these patent rights to pharmaceutical companies, the company said today.


Financial details of the two agreements were not disclosed.


Cellomics, of Pittsburgh, Pa., said it has over 30 issued or allowed patents and an additional 30 patents pending in high content screening, an type of cellular assay it invented and defined.


GE Healthcare was created from the combination of GE Medical Systems and Amersham Biosciences, after Amersham's acquisition by GE.


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