The company immediately borrowed $255 million to pay part of the $680 million price tag for Alere's MeterPro cardiovascular and toxicology business and its BNP assay business.
The new funds follow a $3.3 million Series C financing round closed in late 2009. MDI will use the money to further develop its pipeline of qualitative real-time PCR in vitro diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.
Duke researchers and the SAEC will use whole-genome sequencing to identify and validate rare gene variants associated with clozapine-induced immunological response.
Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.
The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.