NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cancer Genetics and Mendel Health announced today that they have formed a strategic alliance to combine their respective cancer clinical trial matching platforms.

Under the terms of the deal, the companies will incorporate Mendel's deep-learning engine — called Mendel.ai — in CGI's disease-focused reports and testing results. An initial version of the system is expected to be available to early-access partners in the second quarter of this year, with a wider rollout later in 2017, they said.

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