Fledgling biotech firm Hurel this week said that the Schering Plough Research Institute, will join what it calls a “joint scientific collaboration” to help it further develop and test its microfluidics-based “human-on-a-chip” cell-based assay technology for drug discovery.
Schering is the second big pharma to become a partner since Hurel introduced the technology in early 2005 and began seeking early-access partners to help bring it to market. The first, penned in early 2005, was Johnson & Johnson.

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