The firm has collaborated with Novartis to help pilot the new sickle cell disease test and a treatment in Ghana.
Agios Pharmaceuticals, PerkinElmer Partner on Hereditary Anemia Genetic Testing Program
The next-generation sequencing-based panel comprises more than 50 genes and disorders known to cause hereditary anemias, such as pyruvate kinase deficiency.
Siemens Healthineers, Hologic, DiaSorin, BioMérieux, Others Get FDA Clearances in May
Hologic received clearance for a change to a probe reagent in the Aptima Combo 2 assay to detect variants of Chlamydia trachomatis that have emerged recently.
NIH Launches $1M Challenge to Develop Dx Technologies for Sickle Cell, Malaria, Anemia
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will also provide support to winners of the challenge, which may include a grant of up to $500,000.
In the long term, the company is developing a plan to create more tests based on its technology, which digitizes blood samples and turns them into images.