Global Pharmaceuticals and the University of Cambridge Collaborate to Launch a Laboratory for COVID-19 Testing

Global Pharmaceuticals and the University of Cambridge Collaborate to Launch a Laboratory for COVID-19 Testing

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  • GSK, AstraZeneca and the University of Cambridge have formed a collaboration, supporting the UK’s government five-pillar plan to boost testing for COVID-19
  • A new testing laboratory will be set up in the University’s Anne McLaren laboratory and will explore the use of alternative chemical reagents for high throughput screening for COVID-19 testing for overcoming the current supply shortages in the UK
  • The joint lab will support UK’s three centralized COVID-19 testing centers by leveraging GSK and AstraZeneca’s expertise in automation, robotics, and optimization to speed up their work and expand capacity

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