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Danish clinical diagnostic developer Atonomics said this week that it has entered into an agreement with Omron Healthcare to advance development of Atonomics' point-of-care device for diagnostic testing of lifestyle diseases.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer diagnostics and prognostics firm Cernostics recently announced it raised $1.4 million in a Series B financing round.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories announced today the completion of its acquisition of a controlling interest in Impact Genetics.
Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK bioinformatics company Desktop Genetics today announced it received an equity investment of £275,000 and a £100,000 Technology Strategy Board grant for a total of £375,000 ($582,000) in funds raised.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life science investment firm MPM Capital's SunStates Fund has acquired a minority stake in InformedDNA with a $3 million investment, the genetic counseling and genetic benefits management services firm announced today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gene modification firm Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals said on Friday that it received $4.3 million in grants and investments to further develop its DNA modification technology.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Nanopore Technologies today issued a statement disputing remarks made by Illumina CEO Jay Flatley at an investment conference about his firm's relationship with Oxford.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics' investment into RainDance Technologies totals $5.0 million, the Salt Lake City-based company said in its Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Vermillion today said that it has inked an equity investment deal with certain investors to purchase up to $31.5 million of the firm's stock.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Real Time Genomics today announced a $5 million investment for the expansion of its commercial operations.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.