Sebia partners with Inserm and Inserm Transfert to develop a unique diagnostic test for haemoglobin diseases
Lisses (France), 5 June, 2012 – Sebia, a world leader in the electrophoresis of proteins used to diagnose a large number of pathologies, announces today that it has entered into partnership with Inserm (the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) and Inserm Transfert, its private subsidiary responsible for marketing the outcomes of its scientific research, to develop and commercialize a unique biological test for measuring free alpha globin chains in beta-thalassaemic patients. The test will indicate the severity index of the disease in patients.
Negotiated by Inserm Transfert, the collaboration calls for Sebia to support the research carried out by Inserm, which will develop the test. In return, Sebia will have the possibility of acquiring exclusive rights to industrially develop and commercialize the test internationally.