NEW YORK (GenomeWeb Daily News) - Life Technologies said today that it will partner with Boston Children's Hospital to form a new company called Claritas Genomics focused on developing diagnostics based on Life Tech's Ion Torrent sequencing technology.

Boston Children's Hospital will be the majority owner of Claritas, which will incorporate the expertise of the hospital's CLIA-certified Genetic Diagnostic Lab that already offers more than 100 genetic tests.

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