NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MDxHealth and Ghent University announced today that they have formed a new epigenetics research center to accelerate innovations in personalized medicine.

The partners have established NXTGNT, a Center in Pharmaco (Epi)genomics, at Ghent University within its laboratory of pharmaceutical biotechnology. The Center, which will be fully operational as of Dec. 1, will bring together disease-centered basic researchers, clinical validation teams, and bioinformaticians to apply epigenomics technology to personalized medicine.

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