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Novacyt announced a €3.1 million ($3.8 million) private equity placement to open new markets and develop infectious disease diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Molecular testing methods such as nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (NASBA) and qPCR, administered either in combination or separately, are superior to routinely used ELISA-based assays for diagnosing invasive aspergillosis, according to a newly published retrospect

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Liquid-based cytology diagnostics firm Novacyt today announced its intention to combine with Lab21 in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at approximately €40 million ($34.1 million).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK diagnostics firm Lab21 today announced an expansion of a distribution agreement with Quidel to include AnDiaTec's real-time PCR tests in the UK.

French molecular diagnostics and clinical genomics services firm IntegraGen said this week that it has obtained exclusive rights to a microRNA biomarker that can help predict therapeutic outcomes in non-KRAS mutated metastatic colorectal cancer patients being treated with epiderm

Irish clinical diagnostics company Trinity Biotech has acquired the blood bank screening and certain molecular assets of UK-based personalized medicine and clinical diagnostics firm Lab21, the companies said today.

UK-based clinical diagnostics developer Lab21 said last week that it has inked an agreement with IntegraGen to develop a microRNA assay for colorectal cancer designed to improve patient outcomes.

British diagnostics service firmLab21 said this week that it has signed a deal to collaborate with diagnostics developer IntegraGen to develop a microRNA-based assay for colorectal cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Lab21 today announced an agreement with IntegraGen to develop a microRNA-based assay to identify colorectal cancer patients who may best respond to EGFR-inhibitor therapy.

Lumora has hired Hayden Jeffreys as its commercial director. Jeffreys previously was divisional director of diagnostic products at Lab21, and he has held posts at Gen-Probe, Molecular Light Technology, and Invitron.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.