PerkinElmer GenomeWeb Index Down in May as NanoString Technologies Falls 30 Percent From April The GenomeWeb Index underperformed the Dow Jones, the Nasdaq, and the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index last month. In Brief This Week: Bio-Rad, 10x Genomics, IsoPlexis, 23andMe, PerkinElmer, LifeBit Biotech, More News items for the week of May 24, 2021. PerkinElmer Preliminary Q1 Revenues Grow 98 Percent; FDA Issues EUA for PCR COVID-19 Test Core revenues were up 10 percent organically, while COVID-19 testing contributed $535 million to revenues in Q1 2021. Euroimmun to Sell Oncgnostics Cervical Cancer Test in Certain Parts of Europe Oncgnostics also expects the test to be approved by regulators in Canada and to be sold there by the end of the year. PerkinElmer to Offer $800M in Senior Notes The firm plans to use $561 million of the net proceeds to fund the majority of its planned $591 million acquisition of Oxford Immunotec. Feb 2, 2021 PerkinElmer Q4 Revenues Spike 68 Percent Jan 11, 2021 PerkinElmer CEO Talks COVID-19, Long-Term Outlook at JP Morgan Jan 11, 2021 PerkinElmer Q4 Revenues Expected to Rise 66 Percent Jan 7, 2021 PerkinElmer to Buy Oxford Immunotec for $591M Dec 14, 2020 Euroimmun SARS-CoV-2, Influenza A/B Test Gets CE Mark Dec 1, 2020 Horizon Discovery Licenses Gene-Edited Cell Line to Sanyou Biopharmaceuticals Nov 30, 2020 Agios Pharmaceuticals, PerkinElmer Partner on Hereditary Anemia Genetic Testing Program Nov 20, 2020 Increased Adoption of Whole-Genome Sequencing Testing Hinges on Acceptance by Payors, Providers Premium Nov 12, 2020 PerkinElmer Coronavirus RT-PCR Assay Receives CE Mark for Saliva Use, Sample Pooling Nov 2, 2020 PerkinElmer to Buy Horizon Discovery for $383M Oct 30, 2020 PerkinElmer SARS-CoV-2 Test Gets Reissued Emergency Use Authorization for Pooled Sampling Oct 28, 2020 PerkinElmer Q3 Revenues Spike 36 Percent Oct 26, 2020 PerkinElmer Multianalyte SARS-CoV-2, Flu Test Gets CE Mark Oct 14, 2020 PerkinElmer to Provide Testing for BioMarin Program in Mexico Sep 30, 2020 PerkinElmer Newborn Screening Assay Receives CE-IVD Mark Jul 29, 2020 Saliva Samples Slow to Catch On for Large-Scale Coronavirus Testing Premium Jul 28, 2020 PerkinElmer Q2 Revenues Up 12 Percent Jun 16, 2020 PerkinElmer, Public Health Wales Establish National SARS-CoV-2 Testing Lab Jun 9, 2020 FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for PerkinElmer's Euroimmun SARS-CoV-2 Test Jun 1, 2020 Sema4 Forms Coronavirus Testing Alliance With Connecticut Load More Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.