Pfizer Signs on First Genetic Trust for a Pharmacogenomics IT Architecture Job | GenomeWeb

First Genetic Trust said last week that it has been hired to create a customized pharmacogenomics IT platform for Pfizer — the company’s first such deal with a large pharmaceutical firm.

FGT also counts GlaxoSmithKline among its customers, but according to David Wholley, vice president of global marketing and development, that partnership “was around enabling a specific pharmacogenetic study, and this is more to do with providing a strategic infrastructure for enabling pharmacogenomics within Pfizer, although it is initially oriented around a set of studies.”

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