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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Becton Dickinson executives this week updated investors on its molecular diagnostics sales and development pipeline, and provided a window into the company's plans for GenCell, the next-generation sequencing sample prep firm it acquired last month.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Cepheid said last week that its third quarter revenues grew 15 percent year over year driven primarily by stronger than expected commercial clinical revenue resulting from new Xpert assays and customer types.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — In the hope of preventing gonorrhea from becoming the next antimicrobial-resistant "superbug," researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have been awarded a two-year, $270,000 National Institutes of Health grant to validate a real-time PCR assay for drug resi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hologic said after the close of the market on Wednesday that its revenues for the fiscal third quarter inched up 1 percent year over year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The University of Maryland's Schools of Dentistry and Medicine said today they have jointly received a $10.7 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to use omics methods to identify molecular biomarkers related to sexually transmitted in

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BD Diagnostics said today the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared for marketing the BD ProbeTec Chlamydia trachomatis Qx Amplified DNA Assay and the BD ProbeTec Neisseria gonorrhea Qx Amplified DNA Assay on the BD Viper LT system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quidel reported after the close of the market on Tuesday that its fourth quarter revenues declined 7 percent year over year on slower influenza and respiratory disease business.

Hologic this week reported a 3 percent year-over-year decline in fiscal first-quarter revenues, including a 7 percent drop in revenues in its Diagnostics division.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Quest Diagnostics and Hologic today announced an alliance aimed at improving women's health.

Cepheid's Xpert CT/NG assay for the detection and differentiation of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae, launched in the US at the start of the year, has seen the greatest uptake of any new Xpert test since Xpert MRSA, President and CEO John Bishop

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.