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Merck KGaA to Buy Sigma-Aldrich for USD 17 Billion

Merck KGaA will acquire Sigma-Aldrich for USD 17 billion, expanding its business in North America and gaining exposure in Asia.  More...
29 Sep 2014

Initiative Launched to Make Genetic Profiles a Routine Part of Clinical Decisions

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has launched “Enlighten Health Genomics,” a new business that builds on the diagnostic potential of next-generation sequencing technology.  More...
23 Sep 2014
DiagCor Bioscience
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Funding Awarded to Develop Diagnostic Point-of-Care Device for Sickle Cell Disease

Rockland Immunochemicals has announced the award of a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the NIH National Heart Lung and Blood Institute to develop an antibody-based point-of-care device for the diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease.  More...
22 Sep 2014

First European Company Obtains CE-IVD Marking for Next Generation Sequencing in Routine Testing

For the first time, a European company, Sophia Genetics, has obtained the CE-IVD mark for clinical use of Next Generation Sequencing bioinformatics pipeline for routine genetic testing.  More...
16 Sep 2014

Physician Office IVD Sector Nears USD 2.5 Billion

The physician office laboratory in vitro diagnostic market grew to USD 2.44 billion in 2013, from just over USD 2 billion four years ago, according to the 2014 market study report “Physician Office Laboratory Markets, 3rd Edition” from Kalorama Information.  More...
15 Sep 2014
Life Technologies
Image: The GeneXpert IV fully integrated and automated on-demand molecular diagnostic system (Photo courtesy of Cepheid).

Newly CE-Marked Automated Respiratory Disease Assay Now Available

A dedicated “laboratory in a cartridge” that enables the simultaneous diagnosis of influenza A and B and RSV is now available for use on one of the world's leading diagnostic platforms.  More...
09 Sep 2014

Illumina Partners with Pharmaceutical Companies to Develop Companion Diagnostics

Illumina, has formed collaborative partnerships with pharmaceutical companies to develop a universal next-generation sequencing-based oncology test system. Initial partners include AstraZeneca, Janssen Biotech, and Sanofi.   More...
09 Sep 2014


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