NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – UK-based Genedrive announced today that it has signed a conditional agreement with a firm called Epistem 2 to sell its contract research and pharmacogenomics divisions for a cash consideration of up to £1.9 million ($2.6 million), as part of a strategy to focus entirely on the molecular diagnostics market.

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