Cancer Genetics

The firm said in an SEC document that it may from time to time offer common stock, preferred stock, warrants, and overallotment purchase rights and units. 

The firm’s biopharma revenues increased 11 percent, while clinical service revenues grew 20 percent, and discovery service revenue increased 12 percent.

Cancer Genetics will help analyze biomarkers to identify response patient populations, as well as reflect the mechanism of action of Effector's eFT508.

The companies expect their cancer clinical trial matching system to be available to early-access partners in the second quarter.

Its CEO said the firm has a clear path to achieving profitability, and that a big-data and artificial intelligence initiative will further expand its margins.

The companies will develop biomarkers of response to Lantern's lead therapy candidates, including a potential liquid biopsy assay for its NSCLC drug Tavocept.

There was a lot of growth in the precision medicine field in the past year, and some experts believe the FDA's decision to hold off on regulating LDTs could spur more innovation.

The moves are part of an effort to consolidate and reduce costs related to administrative, finance, and operational support functions.

CGI will provide target identification and biomarker discovery services for three cancer drugs that BeiGene is currently developing.

The firm saw a 204 percent increase in clinical services test volume year over year driven by increased offerings in several testing services.

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