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GenoMed Collaborates with Malaysian Company to Get Edge in Asian Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (GenomeWeb News) - St. Louis, Mo.-based GenoMed announced today that it was collaborating with Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-based PhenoMed to distribute its products and services in Asia.

 

"We hope that PhenoMed will open the doors to additional highly desirable partnerships in Asia, such as with pharmaceutical companies, clinical diagnostic laboratories, physician and patient groups, national health ministries, etc." GenoMed's CEO David Moskowitz said in a statement.

 

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