In Brief This Week: PerkinElmer; Hologic; Accelerate Diagnostics; ATCC | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PerkinElmer laid off 22 employees during the second quarter as a result of a restructuring plan to focus resources on higher growth end markets, the company said in its Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this week. In total PerkinElmer took a pre-tax restructuring charge of $800,000 in its Human Health and Environmental Health segments related to the workforce reductions during Q2.

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