Head of Business Development
Lausanne, Switzerland - January 13, 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 Shiva Scientific Company, a leading distributor providing innovative solutions in the field of Genomics and Transplantation. 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.
Dr Dinesh Upadhyay, CEO of Shiva Scientific, 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, Transplantation genetics, 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 Shiva Scientific
Shiva Scientific Company, is a leading distributor in India offering innovative solutions in the field of Genomics with core expertise in Transplantations, Reproductive Healthcare and Cancer. The company continues to be the front runner in offering latest innovation to clients on pan India basis with the help of dedicated Application and Support Team across India, to cater to the evolving needs of clients in the field of genomics.
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.