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Only 5 percent of respondents said they got tested through a consumer genomics firm, but the future market could be worth as much as $7 billion, analysts at UBS estimated.

A Cepheid executive today provided investors with an update on the company's molecular diagnostic pipeline, stating that the firm currently has 14 tests in development for its automated GeneXpert platform and that it expects to offer the broadest test menu of any molecular diagno

Several mass spec vendors presented this week at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference in New York City, offering information on various aspects of their businesses, including portions of their proteomics portfolios.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The UBS Global Life Sciences Conference concluded on Wednesday with presentations in the afternoon by GenturaDx and Epigenomics.

Speaking at the UBS Global Life Sciences conference in New York on Monday, Bio-Rad Laboratories President and CEO Norman Schwartz told attendees that Bio-Rad planned to launch the platform to test for sexually transmitted diseases.

In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.