Head of Business Development
Lausanne, Switzerland - January 16, 2020 - Saphetor SA, a Swiss precision-medicine company and leader in diagnostic and bioinformatics solutions for clinical Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), announced today a distribution agreement with Danyel Biotech, a leading distributor providing innovative solutions such as Illumina, ArcherDx etc. Saphetor’s VarSome Clinical, a clinically-certified platform for interpretation of NGS data extends Shiva’s portfolio of tools and services for a wide range of its clients employing NGS technologies for clinical as well as for research purposes.
Luly Gurevich, CEO of Danyel Biotech, said: ‘This new partnership helps us to deliver high-quality, state-of-the-art bioinformatics services in the clinical and research fields, along with our wide portfolio of assays for Cancer genetics, reproductive healthcare, library preparation kits and reagents for NGS.’
Andreas Massouras, CEO and Founder of Saphetor SA, commented: ‘We are excited to count Shiva Scientific among our regional distributors for our bioinformatics tools, and we are prepared to work closely with their team to provide their clients with an integrated solution for diagnostics purposes.’
About Danyel Biotech
Danyel Biotech is a marketing Life Science company, part of the Gamida for Life Group. This group is an interdisciplinary privately owned group, designed to provide a focused and comprehensive service of supply and support to the Israeli scientific research community, biotech industry, diagnostics and medical devices. Danyel Biotech is a solution supplier company established in 1998 by the current CEO, Mr. Luly Gurevich, specifically to source, supply and support high technology solutions to the Israeli Life Science market.
About Saphetor SA
Saphetor SA, is a Swiss precision-medicine company dedicated to large-scale identification and interpretation of human genetic variants by leveraging proprietary algorithms and expert domain knowledge. Saphetor is the creator of VarSome.com, a suite of intuitive and data-driven bioinformatics solutions both for clinicians and researchers. VarSome.com search engine and professional community is freely accessible, featuring a widely-recognized community-driven knowledge base that enables flexible queries across more than 30 genetic and genomic data resources. VarSome Pro and VarSome Clinical are professional editions of VarSome with powerful functionality and further sophisticated data-mining and analysis tools. While VarSome Pro serves researchers, VarSome Clinical is a clinically-accredited platform allowing fast and accurate variant discovery, annotation, and interpretation of NGS data for whole genomes, exomes, and gene panels, which helps clinicians reach faster and more accurate diagnoses and treatment decisions for genetic conditions.