NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genome Diagnostics (GenDx) announced this week the launch of KimerDx, a spinout of GenDx focused on developing solid organ transplant tests for monitoring disease relapse and transplant rejection. The new firm is led by Doug Bost as managing director. He previously served as director of reagent development and instrument systems at Quest Diagnostics' Celera business.

Utrecht, Netherlands-based KimerDx also announced that it had won €25,000 ($34,200) from the Netherlands Genomics Initiative's Venture Challenge Fall 2013.

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