The infringement relates to US patents held by the University of Chicago and exclusively licensed to Bio-Rad.
By early 2020, the UK company plans to develop a version of its Iona test that uses Illumina's sequencing technology.
Under the terms of the agreement, Oxford Nanopore Technologies will not sell its 2D sequencing products in the UK and in Germany for five years.
The DOJ alleged Biotheranosics promoted and performed its Breast Cancer Index test for patients who had not been in remission for five years and who had not been taking tamoxifen.
The company agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging it improperly billed government health plans for its genetic tests.
The settlement requires that Curiox refrain from saying that one of its products has equivalent or better sensitivity and reproducibility than a Luminex system.
The deal ends an investigation by the SEC into certain accounting practices by Alere's foreign subsidiaries. The company also consented to a cease-and-desist order.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the erstwhile partners have reached a settlement of more than $25 million.
In a recent regulatory filing, Thermo disclosed that it acquired Core Informatics for $94 million and Finesse Solutions for $220 million.
The embattled firm has reached deals with both the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Arizona.
Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.
UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.
In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.