NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Vela Diagnostics today announced a deal with Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals to jointly develop molecular diagnostics aimed at cancer and infectious diseases.

The Singapore-based company said the two partners are currently deciding on several projects, including developing next-generation- and PCR-based assays. Using new technologies, Thomas Jefferson will help VelaDx develop and validate the assays. VelaDx will seek regulatory approval for the assays on a global basis.

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