NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies and RainTree Oncology Services today announced a collaborative agreement to bring advances in molecular testing to the broader patient market while developing a streamlined protocol for bringing patients into clinical trials for targeted therapies.

Through the deal, Life Tech intends to participate in developing next-generation sequencing panels for the deep interrogation of tumors. Other assays may also be developed.

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