NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Genome Institute of Singapore and QuantuMDx today announced a collaboration to develop point-of-care diagnostic tests specifically for the Asian population.

Under the terms of the deal, QuantuMDx's Singapore-based subsidiary QMDx Asia and GIS will develop the tests using QuantuMDx's Q-POC handheld point-of-care device. The Newcastle, UK-based firm will commercialize the tests.

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