Health Diagnostic Laboratory

Oncimmune is repurchasing a CLIA-certified lab that it sold to Health Diagnostic Laboratory in October 2013.

True Health made its bid last week in an auction, increasing it from an original $32 million in order to beat out other potential buyers.

True Health will pay $37.1 million to acquire substantially all the assets of Health Diagnostic Laboratory, which is currently in Chapter 11 reorganization. 

True Health seeks to acquire substantially all the assets of Health Diagnostics Laboratory, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in June.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Health Diagnostic Laboratory plans this summer to begin running studies of biomarkers comprising its Diabetes Prevention and Management Panel using clinical samples obtained in its purchase of assets from defunct diagnostics firm Tethys Bioscience.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina said today that it will partner with Global Genomics Group (G3) to provide whole-genome sequencing for the Genetic Loci and the Burden of Atherosclerotic Lesions, or GLOBAL, clinical trial.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GeneNews today said that it has struck an agreement with Health Diagnostic Laboratory and an unnamed sales organization to establish a jointly owned CLIA lab.

Health Diagnostic Laboratory will offer the galectin-3 test to physicians along with its own cardiovascular tests.

The settlement will provide Celera with at least $7 million from the defendants in the litigation, and sets certain prohibitions, such as the soliciting or hiring of Berkeley HeartLab employees.

Celera's BHL subsidiary had filed a suit last month against a competing firm and former employees for conspiring to steal clients and employees. The parties have been discussing a possible settlement as they head toward a trial, currently scheduled for May.

Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.