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Gentris Taps BioFortis' Software to Manage Biorepository Data


Gentris has selected BioFortis' Labmatrix and Qiagram software to manage samples and data collection and integration activities in its biorepository.

BioFortis' Labmatrix and Qiagram software were developed to integrate and query information from multiple sources including biomarker, translational, clinical, and healthcare data. They will provide Gentris' clients with tools to view and manage samples housed in the Gentris biorepository as well as enable them collect, harmonize, and integrate multiple data types including clinical, molecular, patient, and biospecimen data.

The financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

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