loan agreement PerkinElmer Reaches Deal for $1.5B Credit Facility The agreement is for a new credit facility, which replaces one from 2019 that provided for a $1 billion unsecured revolving credit facility. PerkinElmer Enters $500M Credit Facility The proceeds will be used to pay, in part, PerkinElmer's $5.25B acquisition of BioLegend, announced last month. Biodesix Secures $30M Term Loan The firm used the proceeds to repay outstanding borrowings of $25.9 million under its existing loan with Innovatus Life Sciences Lending Fund. Scope Fluidics Secures €10M Loan From European Investment Bank The loan will help fund Scope's development of its PCR One point-of-care molecular diagnostic instrument and related respiratory virus panel. HTG Molecular Inks $10M Secured Credit Agreement The firm used the new loan to pay off an older $7.0 million loan and a $3.0 million promissory note held by Qiagen North American Holdings. Apr 23, 2020 Thermo Fisher Scientific Enters Bridge Credit Agreement for up to €9.25 Billion Mar 12, 2020 Bionano Genomics to Publicly Offer Securities, Amends Loan Agreement Nov 6, 2019 Novacyt Secures $5.5M Loan Oct 25, 2019 Cancer Genetics Settles Failed Merger Deal With NovellusDx; Receives $6M From Interpace Oct 21, 2019 OncoCyte Amends Loan Agreement With New $3M Credit Facility Oct 17, 2019 Bionano Genomics Amends Stock, Warrant Offering Sep 17, 2019 PerkinElmer Reaches Deal for $1B Credit Facility Aug 30, 2019 Danaher Enters Into $10B Loan Agreements Jun 27, 2019 NeoGenomics Secures $250M Credit May 31, 2019 Meridian Bioscience Enters Deal for $125M Credit Facility Mar 14, 2019 Bionano Genomics Q4 Revenues Rise 41 Percent Feb 7, 2019 GenMark Enters Into $65M Loan and Security Agreement Nov 29, 2018 Karius Secures $25M Loan Nov 20, 2018 NanoString, Silicon Valley Bank Amend Loan Agreement Oct 1, 2018 Caris Raises $150M in Debt, Convertible Note Financing Sep 14, 2018 BD Inks $750M Term Loan Deal Mar 27, 2018 HTG Molecular Secures Debt Facility Worth Up to $30M Mar 26, 2018 Danaher Enters Into New $1B Revolving Credit Facility Mar 5, 2018 Biodesix Inks $23M Debt Refinancing Mar 1, 2018 CareDx Enters Into $35M Term Loan Agreement Load More Breaking News Beckman Coulter, Invitae Partner to Develop NGS Library Prep Applications Sick Infants Profiled with WGS See Better Diagnosis, More Care Changes UC Santa Cruz Center for Live Cell Genomics Wins $13.5M NIH Grant Genetron Health, Impact Therapeutics Partner for Anti-Cancer Drug, CDx Development Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage of Pacific Biosciences With Buy Rating Alternative Genetic Counseling Approach Leads to Higher Patient Satisfaction, Study Suggests The Scan Highly Similar Researchers have uncovered bat viruses that are highly similar to SARS-CoV-2, according to Nature News. Gain of Oversight According to the Wall Street Journal, the Biden Administration is considering greater oversight of gain-of-function research. Lasker for mRNA Vaccine Work The Scientist reports that researchers whose work enabled the development of mRNA-based vaccines are among this year's Lasker Award winners PLOS Papers on Causal Variant Mapping, Ancient Salmonella, ALK Fusion Test for NSCLC In PLOS this week: MsCAVIAR approach to map causal variants, analysis of ancient Salmonella, and more.