NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Epistem announced this week the completion of the management buyout of Genedrive following an undisclosed investment by Foresight Group. Epistem provides preclinical and clinical research services across specialist therapeutic areas, such as oncology, gastrointestinal diseases, and toxicity and inflammatory diseases. Foresight's investment will enable Epistem to expand its next-generation sequencing and laser-capture technologies, the company said.

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