AltheaDx has added next-generation sequencing services to its clinical molecular pathology laboratory for applications in cancer biomarker discovery and clinical trial testing, the company said this week.

AltheaDx CEO Francois Ferre said in a statement that next-gen sequencing will be "highly synergistic" with the company's strategy of creating cancer-specific molecular subtype panels in partnership with Compendia Bioscience. In addition, the technology will be "highly complementary" to AltheaDx's RT-PCR-based gene expression panels.

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