Credit Suisse

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Credit Suisse today upgraded Myriad Genetics' stock and raised the price target on its shares, while it downgraded Genomic Health and lowered the price target on that firm's shares.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Credit Suisse today upgraded shares of Sequenom to Neutral, noting the non-invasive prenatal fetal aneuploidy testing firm's announcement of its national contract with

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Credit Suisse today initiated coverage of Agilent Technologies with an Outperform rating and a $48 price target.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Credit Suisse on Monday initiated coverage of Genomic Health with an Outperform rating, Myriad Genetics with a Neutral rating, and Sequenom with an Underperform rating.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investment bank Credit Suisse today upgraded Illumina's stock, citing the firm's improved financial performance over the past two quarters and the potential of its tools for the clinical market in the longer term.

The firm launched three microRNA-based tests during the fourth quarter, and posted a profit due to a capital gain on the sale of Auction Rate Securities to Credit Suisse. However, Rosetta only has enough cash to fund operations through mid-2010 and said that it may seek to raise additional funds.

Agilent's shares soared along with the broader market on Monday, while Celera's stock dropped. Even though an analyst upgraded the stock, he also lowered his revenues and EPS estimates for the firm.

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.