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Variantyx, a 2014 spinout from Tel Aviv University that is based in Framingham, Massachusetts, provides clinical genomic testing for screening and rare disease diagnostics.

Baylor Genetics will be King Faisal Specialist Hospital International's exclusive lab partner for all genetic testing and precision medicine applications.

CEO Yoel Ezra said the firm plans to deploy a prototype in pilot studies next year, and is eyeing opportunities in the US, Europe, India, and the Middle East.

Under the deal, Theradiag will have access to Immunodiagnostic's IDS-i10 automation system, and Immunodiagnostic will distribute Theradiag tests in 33 countries.

The deal will enable the Australian firm to distribute its diagnostic tests in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and Oman.

The deals cover the Finnish diagnostic company's Amplidiag and Novodiag lines of infectious disease and antibiotic resistance testing products.

Based on the results, the UAE-based lab would become Biocept's first customer to use the kits clinically, accepting samples from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

At the Precision Medicine World Conference, researchers from Sanford Health, Providence Health, and Israel's Maccabi discussed their genomics programs.

The French firm reached five new deals covering 15 countries for its Immunoscore test, which helps physicians assess colon cancer prognosis.

The company will continue to explore strategic alternatives with financial advisor Raymond James & Associates.

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