NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GE Healthcare said today it has expanded its licensing agreement with Geron for the development of cellular assays and models derived from embryonic stem cells.

The assays and models are for use in drug discovery and toxicity screening, and under the terms of the expanded deal, GE has exclusive rights to Geron's IP and know-how for developing and selling cellular assays derived from induced pluripotent stem cells.

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