Solana Beach-based Assay Depot Inc. has launched an online medical research exchange with the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research.
It has created a relationship-management system that allows cancer researchers to identify experts, initiate research collaborations, exchange files and track entire projects to completion, the company said. Researchers can also view their colleagues’ ratings and reviews, and view details of past transactions.
Assay Depot, dubbed “the Amazon.com of biomedical research” by its founder and CEO Kevin Lustig, is an online marketplace that pharmaceutical companies use to outsource work in hundreds of drug research areas.
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