NEW YORK, Nov. 28 — Despite current economic conditions, Applied Biosystems remains optimistic about prospects for instrument sales, according to Stephen Lombardi, the company's vice president of applications and products. Speaking to a small early-morning audience of industry investors and analysts at the Robertson Stephens Medical Conference here on Wednesday, Lombardi said that NIH and pharma R&D spending continue to grow at rates in the range of 13 to 14 percent, and that’s good news for ABI. 

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