Cancer Genetics

The increase was drive by revenue growth in Cancer Genetics' discovery services unit, which included the impact of recently acquired CRO VivoPharm.

The firm is selling BioServe to Reprocell as part of Cancer Genetics' transformation and strategic plan to bring itself to profitability.

Near-term, the firm is focused on its cost structure and growing its top line with a view to becoming profitable, according to its interim CEO.

The test is designed to identify a tumor's tissue of origin by assessing 2,000 individual genes and covers 15 common tumor types.

The lawsuits allege the company made false and/or misleading statement and/or failed to disclose information that was pertinent to investors.

The firm is in the midst of evaluating its strategic options and has hired Raymond James to assist in the process, which could include the sale of the firm, it said.

The companies will join their respective technologies into a precision oncology testing and analysis offering.

Quest will also have early access to Thermo Fisher's pipeline of novel platforms and assays to assist with development of Oncomine-branded solutions.

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

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