NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced its participation in the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre, or SMS-IC, a collaboration among academic, industrial, and the UK's National Health Service community to create a stratified medicine research infrastructure.

Life Tech is the lead commercial partner in SMS-IC along with biomedical informatics firm Aridhia, and the Ion Proton benchtop sequencer will be used as the primary tool "to drive discovery and genetic analysis."

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