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A blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects

A blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects This could be useful for developing and monitoring prevention programs Folate is a naturally occurring form of vitamin B found in food, while...

Epic Sciences Announces Series C Financing to Advance Essential Cancer Diagnostics for Personalized Medicine

Epic Sciences Announces Series C Financing to Advance Essential Cancer Diagnostics for Personalized Medicine Investment will support scale of global services, development of independent diagnostic...

CareDx Presents Cell-Free DNA Biomarker Results in Heart and Kidney Transplant Recipients at the World Transplant Congress

CareDx Presents Cell-Free DNA Biomarker Results in Heart and Kidney Transplant Recipients at the World Transplant Congress Graft-Derived cfDNA in Bloodstream Correlates to Acute Cellular Rejection in...

QIAGEN and AstraZeneca collaborate to develop liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostic to advance EGFR mutation profiling in lung cancer patients

QIAGEN and AstraZeneca collaborate to develop liquid biopsy-based companion diagnostic to advance EGFR mutation profiling in lung cancer patients Collaboration aims to create and commercialize...

Akers Biosciences Signs Feasibility Study Deal With Konica Minolta to Develop Rapid Test to Aid Heart Attack Diagnoses

Akers Biosciences Signs Feasibility Study Deal With Konica Minolta to Develop Rapid Test to Aid Heart Attack Diagnoses THOROFARE, N.J., July 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akers Biosciences, Inc....

QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline

QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline HILDEN, Germany, and MARSEILLE, France, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire...

Certification Milestone Validates RAPID-B Platform for Speedy and Accurate Food Safety Testing

Certification Milestone Validates RAPID-B Platform for Speedy and Accurate Food Safety Testing LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 22, 2014-- Vivione Biosciences Inc. ("Vivione")...

Genomic Vision Reaches Significant Milestones within the Framework of Its Collaboration with Quest Diagnostics, Triggering a Payment of €1.7M

Genomic Vision Reaches Significant Milestones within the Framework of Its Collaboration with Quest Diagnostics, Triggering a Payment of €1.7M Validation of a diagnostic test for Lynch...

Bionor Pharma Presents Data at the AIDS 2014 Conference on Potential Biomarker for Reduction of Viral Load Identified for Vacc-4x

Bionor Pharma Presents Data at the AIDS 2014 Conference on Potential Biomarker for Reduction of Viral Load Identified for Vacc-4x (Oslo, Norway, 18 July 2014) Bionor Pharma ASA (OSE: BIONOR)...

Foundation Medicine Receives Approvals from New York State Department of Healthfor FoundationOne® and FoundationOne Heme

Foundation Medicine Receives Approvals from New York State Department of Healthfor FoundationOne® and FoundationOne Heme These Products are the First Fully Informative Genomic Profiles to be...

Abbott Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Results

Abbott Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Results - Second-Quarter Ongoing EPS of $0.54, Above Previous Guidance Range and Representing Double-Digit Earnings-Per-Share Growth - - GAAP EPS from Continuing...

Trice Medical Raises $11.6 Million Series B Financing Led by Safeguard Scientifics; Appoints Jeffrey O'Donnell Sr. to Chairman and CEO

Trice Medical Raises $11.6 Million Series B Financing Led by Safeguard Scientifics; Appoints Jeffrey O'Donnell Sr. to Chairman and CEO Company is pioneering needle-based diagnostic and...

Transplant Genomics Inc. Announces Exclusive License to Patent Rights Co-Owned by The Scripps Research Institute and Northwestern University

Transplant Genomics Inc. Announces Exclusive License to Patent Rights Co-Owned by The Scripps Research Institute and Northwestern University Company to Develop and Commercialize Genomics-Based Tests...

C2N Diagnostics Expands Partnership with Washington University School of Medicine to Commercialize a Clinical Blood Test for Detection of Early Alzheimer's Disease

C2N Diagnostics Expands Partnership with Washington University School of Medicine to Commercialize a Clinical Blood Test for Detection of Early Alzheimer's Disease ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C2N...

NeuroVision Imaging Eye Test Shows Potential for Early Detection of Changes Associated with Alzheimer's Disease in Clinical Study

NeuroVision Imaging Eye Test Shows Potential for Early Detection of Changes Associated with Alzheimer's Disease in Clinical Study Preliminary results highlighted at Alzheimer's Association...

MGC Diagnostics Corporation Completes Agreement to Acquire Medisoft SA

MGC Diagnostics Corporation Completes Agreement to Acquire Medisoft SA Positions MGCD as a global leader in Cardiorespiratory diagnostic products SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC...

Asuragen Receives New York State License for Molecular Genetic and Oncology Clinical Laboratory Testing

Asuragen Receives New York State License for Molecular Genetic and Oncology Clinical Laboratory Testing Approval received for Xpansion Interpreter® and miRInform® Thyroid Tests July 10, 2014...

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to develop companion diagnostic test for cancer treatment

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to develop companion diagnostic test for cancer treatment TUCSON, Ariz., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc....

Sophia Genetics Nets $13.75 Million In Series B Funding Round

Sophia Genetics Nets $13.75 Million In Series B Funding Round Investment Aims to Accelerate European Adoption of Clinical Analytics for Genetic Diseases LONDON and LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 8, 2014...

CardioDx Announces Aetna and Coventry Health Coverage for Corus(R) CAD Gene Expression Test

CardioDx Announces Aetna and Coventry Health Coverage for Corus(R) CAD Gene Expression Test Blood-Based Test Has Potential to Improve Quality of Care and Lower Costs of Evaluation of Obstructive...