By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer said after the close of the market Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to sell its Illumination and Detection Solutions business to private equity group Veritas Capital Fund III for around $500 million in cash.

PerkinElmer said that the divestiture would enable it to reinvest in its core Human Health and Environmental Health businesses.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.