This article has been updated with additional information from Sarah Cannon Research Institute.Originally published July 2.

Extending an existing drug development research pact, AstraZeneca and Sarah Cannon Research Institute this week said they would work together to identify patients for drug development trials based on their genetic profiles.

For this collaboration, AstraZeneca will make its portfolio of oncology small molecule drugs available to SCRI. The drug developer has formed a team to partner with SCRI on the project.

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