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Genetic Alliance BioBank Inks Deal for First Genetic Trust Technology

NEW YORK, May 2 (GenomeWeb News) - The Genetic Alliance BioBank has formed a partnership with First Genetic Trust to develop tissue banking and clinical research capabilities, the company said today.


Terms of the deal call for First Genetic Trust to help GAB develop information technology infrastructure for managing its tissue and data banking, and for executing clinical drug studies. First Genetic Trust's technology will initially be used to manage collaborative research programs within and across the National Psoriasis Foundation, the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and PXE International, GAB added.


Specifically, First Genetic Trust will use its web-based enTrust Genetic Banking and Study Management system to help the research institutes create central repositories of well-phenotyped patients, with essential genetic and biologic samples, GAB said.


Specific terms of GAB's deal with First Genetic Trust were not disclosed.

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