NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (GenomeWeb News) – GE Healthcare said today it has established a Molecular Diagnostics business unit, based in Piscataway, NJ, and has appointed Trevor Hawkins as president of Molecular Diagnostics.

Separately, the Little Chalfont, UK, unit of General Electric said that it has moved research activities of its Discovery Systems business to the GE Global Research Center, in Niskayuna, New York.

These moves come several months after GE’s acquisition of Amersham Bioscience in April, and its reorganization of GE Healthcare.

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