NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Belgian company OncoMethylome Sciences has expanded its lab in Amsterdam by leasing an extra 1,000 square meters of lab space and hiring 10 new scientists.
The company said it expanded operations and personnel to support clinical trials for the its colorectal cancer program.
OncoMethylome is developing non-invasive molecular methylation screening tests that are performed on DNA from blood or stool samples. The research is supported by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.
The new lab space is located in Amsterdam’s Academic Medical Center
CEO Herman Spolders said the expansion allows the company to align its product-development goals with its available resources and to work closely with its collaborators in the Netherlands.