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The partners will provide drug discovery services, expertise, and infrastructure in a new AMRI center located in the Buffalo Medical Innovation and Commercialization Hub.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute said today that its investigators will collaborate with Pfizer to identify therapeutic targets for use in preventing and treating complications related to obesity and diabetes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cenix BioScience and Debiopharm Group today announced a research agreement to use Cenix's technology in support of Debiopharm's drug development efforts.

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Cytoo, a French life sciences tools provider, will soon launch a microplate version of its CytooChips Motility chip for studying cell migration, according to a company spokeperson.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – French cell-based assays developer Cytoo said this week that it has raised $10 million in a Series C financing round.

Pharmaceutical firm SuperGen will have limited access to Molecular Response's "living" cell bank of primary tumor cells, high-content imaging, and molecular characterization platforms.

Molecular Devices will distribute the software to customers in the research and pharmaceutical markets worldwide.

The acquisition is expect to "significantly strengthen" Apredica's high-content toxicology offerings.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.