NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – GE Healthcare today announced a deal between its affiliate Clarient Diagnostic Services and GlaxoSmithKline to create a network of clinical laboratories to identify genetic mutations associated with different tumor types.

The collaboration aims to improve patient access to diagnostic testing and will enable GE to develop a broader laboratory and data analytics service resulting in greater efficiency in oncology precision medicine, it said. The service will be made available on a subscription basis and will be operated by GE Healthcare.

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