NIPD Genetics Medicover to Buy €44.4M in NIPD Shares, Acquire Majority Stake In 2018, NIPD struck a partnership deal with Medicover that included an equity investment and R&D cooperation. New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Agilent, Swift Biosciences, Opentrons, NIPD Genetics NIPD Genetics Wins $1.5M From Cypriot Foundation to Develop Liquid Biopsy, PGT Assays The Cyprus-based company has been offering a cell-free DNA-based noninvasive prenatal test for fetal aneuploidies, called Veracity, since 2015. NIPD Genetics Enters Cancer Dx Market, Expands Prenatal Testing Premium Last month, the Cyprus-based genetic diagnostics company launched a number of hereditary cancer and somatic tumor sequencing panels, its first tests for oncology. Noninvasive Prenatal Diagnostic Test Agreement Reached by NIPD Genetics, Medicover The companies will bring NIPD Genetics' Veracity and Veragene noninvasive prenatal tests to Medicover's markets, as well as developing new genetic tests. Feb 9, 2017 NIPD Genetics Looks to Add Subchromosomal Alterations to Test Menu Premium Nov 17, 2016 NIPD Genetics Pursues Potential of Methylation Markers for Prenatal Testing, Other Applications Premium May 16, 2016 Noninvasive Prenatal Testing Firm NIPD Genetics Raises €5M, Expands Test, Adds Distributors Premium Breaking News People in the News at Genomill, Oxford Nanopore, Myriad Genetics, More Single-Cell Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Uncovers Two Epithelial-Cell Based Subtypes New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, Beckman Coulter, Oncologica, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, Invitae, Grail, Mainz Biomed, Molzym, More GenomeWeb Top 40 Down 5 Percent in June, Tracking Broader Market Decline The Scan Pig Organ Transplants Considered The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans. 'Poo-Bank' Proposal Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases. Spurred to Develop Again New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing. Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.