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Genaissance Partners with Clinical Research Organization to Provide Pharmacogenomic Services

NEW YORK, June 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Genaissance Pharmaceuticals will provide pharmacogenomic services through clinical contract research organization INC Research, the company said today.

 

INC Research, based in Raleigh, NC, focuses on clinical research in oncology, pediatrics, and the central nervous system. Genaissance will offer pharmacogenetic clinical development sevices to INC's clients.

 

This is Genaissance's first partnership with a clinical research organization, according to the company.

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