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The New Jersey Life Sciences Vendors Alliance (NJLSVA) is a coalition of businesses, individuals and academia who provide goods and services to New Jersey’s life sciences companies.

The NJLSVA was founded to educate suppliers on trends in industry procurement and public policy that affects the life sciences industry.

Human Genetics

Rutgers’ Human Genetics Institute Lab Expands into Clinical Testing, Earns Federal Certification

New Brunswick, NJ, July 10, 2014RUCDR Infinite Biologics, a unit of Rutgers’ Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, has taken a major step toward expanding its focus from conducting and supporting genomic research, where it’s become a recognized global leader, to the rapidly growing field of clinical genomics.

RUCDR, which is the world’s largest university-based biorepository, recently earned its initial certification from the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments program.  CLIA, as it’s commonly known in health care, is run by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Continue reading