Illumina, Kindstar Global Partner for Genetic Testing in China
CHI member Illumina has announced a partnership with Kindstar Global in a move that is sure to increase Illumina’s worldwide footprint and portfolio of genetic testing services.
As Kindstar is a China-based diagnostic testing organization, the partnership will expand genetic testing services to more than 3,300 hospitals in China. San Diego-based Illumina brings a wealth of life science-related tools to the table, and Kindstar will deploy Illumina’s cutting-edge genetic sequencing technology, TruSight, to its entire network of hospital-based patients and physicians.
Kindstar is China’s largest and first esoteric diagnostic testing company in China, specializing in advanced diagnostics for oncology, hematology, infectious diseases and medical genetics. Financial details of the partnership have not been disclosed.
Read more in the San Diego Business Journal .