Qiagen believes the flexibility of the Stat-Dx platform for an evolving reimbursement landscape will set it apart from other similar commercial platforms.
The Index outperformed the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq, and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, and reversed the 3 percent loss it saw in December.
Among the firms reporting, BGI talked about plans to cut down the time and cost of its WGS service, and Invitae's CEO made a surprising proclamation about genetic testing.
The company attributed the revenue increase to strong sales of its ePlex molecular diagnostics systems.
The Index significantly outperformed the Dow, Nasdaq, and Nasdaq Biotechnology Index as it showed double the growth that it had displayed in October.
GenMark placed 65 ePlex analyzers in Q3, the first full quarter after the platform's launch in the US, and it expects to exit 2017 with up to 200 placements.
The index gained more than 3 percent, significantly outperforming the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, but slightly underperforming the Dow and Nasdaq.
Results from a randomized clinical trial known as GIFT suggest that genotype-guided warfarin dosing is linked to fewer adverse events than clinical dosing.
The Index gained 4 percent, outperforming the Dow and the Nasdaq, but underperformed the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index, which rose 5 percent.
Going forward, the company will focus more on the global commercialization of its ePlex system and menu expansion.
CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.
Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.
An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.
In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.