Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Newton, Mass.-based analytical services company Clinical Data signed a service and marketing agreement with Affymetrix, a diagnostic technology company based in Santa Clara, Calif. The agreement allows Clinical Data’s two subsidiaries, Cogenics and Epidauros Biotechnologies AG, to sell Affymetrix’s drug metabolizing enzymes and transporter (DMET) solution. DMET is a method for analyzing the genetics of drug metabolism. It allows sponsors to gain valuable data on pharmacokinetics compared to a patient’s genetic profile.