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 Ceres Nanosciences Wins $1.4M in NIH RADx Funding for Additional Wastewater Epidemiology Centers Study Unearths Features Found in Long-Term Survivors of Advanced Ovarian Cancer GenomeWeb Top 40 up 8 Percent in November, Outpacing Broader Market Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Bio-Techne Partner to Develop Carrier Screening Assay ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR-Cas9 IP to Cosmo Bio The Scan New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability. Study Reveals Potential Sex-Specific Role for Noncoding RNA in Depression A long, noncoding RNA called FEDORA appears to be a sex-specific regulator of major depressive disorder, affecting more women, researchers report in Science Advances. New mRNA Vaccines Offer Hope for Fighting Malaria A George Washington University-led team has developed mRNA vaccines for malaria that appear to provide protection in mice, as they report in NPJ Vaccines. Unique Germline Variants Found Among Black Prostate Cancer Patients Through an exome sequencing study appearing in JCO Precision Oncology, researchers have found unique pathogenic or likely pathogenic variants within a cohort of Black prostate cancer patients.