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Bioinformatics startup launches via tech company and hospital partnership

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A new bioinformatics outfit has emerged. BioLinQ, a provider of biomedical informatics for disease diagnosis and medical research, was formed through a partnership between Transformatix Technologies and National Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH, News-Medical reports. "Years of development at Nationwide Children's Hospital funded in part by the National Institutes of Health have laid the foundation for very mature, high-end solutions in digital pathology, biospecimen analysis and biorepository management," said Ken Murray, founder and CEO, Transformatix Technologies, as quoted by News-Medical. "With the growth of molecular technology and the advent of personalized medicine, BioLinQ is poised to have a significant impact upon the diagnostic and research capabilities in hospitals, academic research centers and the pharmaceutical industry." Item