NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GE Healthcare said this week it won a tender offer to exclusively provide next-generation sequencing services to a Karolinksa Institutet research group. The first clinical study using the technology will be directed at identifying mutations and genetic variants associated with metastatic breast cancer. Karolinska will provide patient tissue samples for the study. SeqWright Genomics Services, a subsidiary of GE Healthcare, will provide the sequencing services for analysis of the tissue samples.

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