NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microfluidics company RainDance Technologies said today that it has joined a French consortium to develop a microfluidic system for use in quantitative high-throughput screening of potential drug compounds.
 
In addition to the Lexington-Mass.-based company, the dScreen Consortium includes the drug-maker Sanofi-Aventis and the Institute for Science and Supramolecular Engineering at Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg. The consortium was founded with assistance from the Alsace BioValley cluster.

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