Metrigenix last week rechristened itself Xceed Molecular, which, according to a company official, is meant to convey a strategic shift as the firm prepares to launch content-specific arrays, customizable testing panels, and a benchtop research-use-only system in November.
 
Xceed CEO Michael Cohen said last week that while the firm will continue selling into the research market into next year, the company is now focused on making its technology relevant — and profitable — for clinical diagnostics applications.

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