NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific announced today that it is partnering with West China Hospital of Sichuan University to jointly develop a platform to research precision medicine.

Under the terms of the agreement, the partners will build centers to train people as pathologic diagnosticians and to implement standardized pathology quality control. They will also develop advanced laboratories. West China Hospital said in a statement that it is aiming to become a national center for biomedical research.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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