Head of Business Development
Lausanne, Switzerland - May 18, 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 Thunder Bioscience, a health care and life sciences distributor in South Korea. Saphetor’s VarSome Clinical, a CE IVD-certified and HIPAA-compliant platform for interpretation of NGS data extends Thunder Bioscience's portfolio of tools and services for a wide range of its clients employing NGS technologies for clinical as well as for research purposes.
Youngsun Yun, CEO of Thunder Bioscience 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 genomics related products.’
Tomas Kucera, Head of Business Development of Saphetor SA, commented: ‘We are excited to count Thunder Bioscience 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 Thunder Bioscience
Thunder Bioscience was established by leading people in genomics market based on a wealth of experience with sales & support at bioscience and genomics field. Thunder Bioscience focus on genomics market and have adapted to the changing conditions all around us and have been growing rapidly. We will keep researching the new technology trends and providing the optimized solution for our customers.
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, 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 70 genetic and genomic data resources. 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.