credit rating Fitch Affirms Thermo Fisher Ratings, Stable Outlook The ratings agency has affirmed BBB ratings for Thermo Fisher's long term issuer default rating, senior notes, and bank revolving credit facility. Fitch Affirms Thermo Fisher Ratings, Raises Outlook to Stable The ratings firm noted Thermo Fisher's efforts to bring down its debt and said that the company could resume bolt-on acquisitions next year. UPDATE: Agilent to Offer Senior Notes; Fitch Rates Offering BBB+ The story has been updated with information about the pricing of the notes released by Agilent after the close of the market. S&P Raises Life Tech Ratings to BBB+ NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Standard & Poor's on Thursday raised Life Technologies' corporate credit rating and the issue-level rating on the firm's secured and unsecured debt to BBB+. Fitch Affirms BBB+ Ratings for Agilent NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fitch Ratings late on Tuesday affirmed several ratings of BBB+ for Agilent Technologies. Jun 24, 2010 Morningstar Gives Illumina a BB+ Credit Rating May 24, 2010 Agilent Debt Rating Affirmed, Outlook Raised Apr 30, 2010 Bio-Rad's Credit Rating Raised by S&P Breaking News SARS-CoV-2 Mutational Signature Associated With Mutagenic Antiviral Drug Biocartis Restructures Balance Sheet as H1 2023 Revenues Rise 12 Percent Rare Kidney Cancer Genomic Analysis Reveals Potential Target, Suggests Treatment SEC Concludes CareDx Investigation, Recommends No Enforcement Action Streck Quality Controls for DiaSorin's Luminex Sepsis Tests Receive FDA Clearance The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.