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Roche Acquires High-Precision Dissection Technology from AvanSci Bio

Roche Diagnostics of the Roche group has signed a definitive Asset Purchase Agreement with AvanSci Bio for all products associated with the high-performance microdissection of slide-mounted tissue sections for subsequent molecular analysis.  More...
16 Dec 2014

Ferring and Roche Collaborate on Personalized Infertility Treatment

Ferring Pharmaceuticals and Roche have announced a companion diagnostic collaboration to improve clinical management of infertility treatment by improved tailoring to a woman’s specific needs.  More...
15 Dec 2014
DiagCor Bioscience

Roche Enters Additional Sectors with Acquisition of Ariosa

Healthcare biotech leader Roche has announced its acquisition of privately held Ariosa Diagnostics, a leading molecular diagnostics testing service provider of a highly targeted and accurate noninvasive prenatal testing service through their CLIA laboratory using cell-free DNA technology.  More...
10 Dec 2014

Physician Office Testing Found Responsive to Developing World Needs

The points of strongest demand in the global physician office laboratory sector have converged around testing related to lifestyle diseases, according to a new report from Kalorama Information.  More...
09 Dec 2014

Foundations Fund Fast-Track Development of Ebola Test

Cepheid, a leading molecular diagnostics company, has announced the award of a grant of up to USD 3.3 million co-financed by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to quickly develop its “Xpert Ebola” test for use in regions worst hit by the epidemic. Cepheid expects to deliver a prototype in as little as eight weeks.   More...
08 Dec 2014
Sekisui Diagnostics

TESARO and Myriad Expand Collaboration with New CDx Pair

The new collaboration will utilize the Myriad Genetics companion diagnostic “myChoice HRD” test to identify tumors with a homologous recombination deficiency. More...
02 Dec 2014

Women’s Health Diagnostics Grows to USD 8 Billion Sector

Kalorama Information estimates the market for women’s healthcare diagnostics to be USD 8.4 billion, according to its latest report. The report says the female population can benefit from earlier disease detection and tests taking the form of imaging, surgical, and in vitro approaches.   More...
01 Dec 2014

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