analyst coverage

Analyst Puneet Souda said HTG has a growing funnel of biopharma projects that have the potential to convert to companion diagnostics with regulatory approval.

The study solidified how doctors should interpret and act upon an intermediate result from the breast cancer risk test in how to treat early-stage patients.

The firm provided full-year 2018 revenue and adjusted earnings guidance that fell below Wall Street's expectations.

The investment bank gave the company's stock an Outperform rating with a target price of $90 per share.

Investors in Exact Sciences went on a selling spree after CellMax publicized data suggesting its test could outperform Cologuard for the early detection of colorectal cancer.

The investment bank said that Danaher, Illumina, Qiagen, and Thermo Fisher Scientific were its top picks. 

The investment bank noted that Hologic could be the "biggest beneficiary from tax reform" in its coverage with a potential 8 percent benefit to earnings per share.

Cowen and Leerink rated Quanterix at Outperform while JP Morgan initiated coverage with an Overweight rating — the banks managed the company's $74 million IPO.

The investment firm noted that Myriad is still trying to stabilize its hereditary cancer testing business while diversifying its portfolio to drive future growth.

The investment bank took note of Danaher's soft organic growth rate in the first quarter, and said it will need to build up its life science portfolio. 

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.