NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Immucor today announced a collaboration with Stanford University spinout Sirona Genomics focused on human leukocyte antigen typing using next-generation sequencing.

Immucor will provide development funding to Sirona to support the commercialization of its NGS-based HLA typing sample preparation and bioinformatics offerings. Immucor will retain an exclusive option to acquire Sirona, which was spun out of the Stanford Genome Technology Center.

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