By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – TGen Drug Development and Flagship Biosciences today announced a partnership to use their technologies to hasten new drug development.

The deal combines TGen's molecular analysis tools with Flagship's expertise in high-throughput immunohistochemistry to support preclinical drug development and human clinical trials.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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