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Myriad and Abbott Extend Pharmacogenetics Pact

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (GenomeWeb News) - Myriad Genetics and Abbott have extended a pharmacogenetics collaboration begun early last year, Myriad said today.

 

The collaboration will focus on identifying human genetic variation around drug targets in various stages of development, Myriad said.

 

Abbott will fund the research, and Myriad will use its sequencing technology and mutation screening software to analyze samples from various populations to identify genetic polymorphisms.

 

Financial details were not disclosed.

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