loan agreement 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. Thermo Fisher Scientific Enters Bridge Credit Agreement for up to €9.25 Billion The company had announced on March 3 that the lenders had committed to the debt financing in connection with its proposed acquisition of Qiagen. Bionano Genomics to Publicly Offer Securities, Amends Loan Agreement The genome mapping firm had fallen out of compliance with respect to its loan agreement with Innovatus and will prepay $5 million toward the loan principal. 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 Feb 27, 2018 Invitae Extends Loan Agreement for $20M Dec 18, 2017 Exact Sciences Inks $25.6M and $15M Loan Agreements Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.