BioMerieux Spends $60M to Acquire Private Molecular Dx Firm | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioMerieux today announced that is has acquired privately held molecular diagnostics firm AviaraDx for $60 million.
 
San Diego-based AviaraDx makes tests — the CancerTYPE ID and Breast Cancer IndexSM — that are used for the molecular classification of cancers and to aid oncologists in making therapeutic decisions. BioMerieux said that with the acquisition it gains validated cancer biomarkers as well as capabilities in gene expression profiling in tissues for oncology applications.
 

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