NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Laboratory Corporation of America today launched Enlighten Health Genomics to leverage the capabilities of next-generation sequencing technology in the clinical setting.

Part of LabCorp's Enlighten Health business — which provides services and tools to improve treatment decisions, lower costs, and improve patient outcomes — Enlighten Health Genomics will combine LabCorp's infrastructure and capabilities with the expertise of geneticists to offer diagnostic services, NGS analysis and interpretation, and genetic counseling.

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