Swedish life science demonstration laboratory

June 8, 2011

GE Healthcare has opened a key technology facility, the GE Healthcare Life Sciences Demonstration Laboratory, at the Science for Life Laboratory in Stockholm, Sweden.

GE Healthcare has opened a key technology facility, the GE Healthcare Life Sciences Demonstration Laboratory, at the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Stockholm, Sweden. The laboratory, which is equipped with the company’s latest tools and technologies for life sciences research, plans joint research collaborations with SciLifeLab scientists as they seek to understand the latest challenges in human disease.

Mathias Uhlénd, director of SciLifeLab Stockholm, said, "Our vision for SciLifeLab is to create a world-leading centre for molecular biosciences and medical research to foster greater understanding of the nature of human diseases. GE’s Demonstration Laboratory will be a significant and positive addition to the SciLifeLab.”

"The SciLifeLab is assembling a world class multidisciplinary team to study some of medicine’s most pressing problems," said Peter Ehrenheim, retiring CEO of GE Healthcare Life Sciences. “We now know that many of the future advances in medicine will be driven by advances in our understanding of cellular mechanisms at the molecular level. GE Healthcare has a long history of innovation in life sciences, and we are committed to grow in partnership with our customers. The GE Healthcare Life Sciences Demonstration Laboratory will help us to do just that."

The laboratory is equipped with the company’s newest technologies for protein, cell biology and biomedical research. By helping the company gain a deeper understanding into the use of its technologies in a research environment, the laboratory also promises to help drive the future development of new innovations for life sciences research.

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