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Researchers from Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Emory University, and Network Biosystems have been awarded a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop an assay for NetBio's integrated molecular testing system that will identify the biothre

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Once the $3.7 billion Hologic acquisition of Gen-Probe is completed, Gen-Probe will become the "hub" of Hologic's diagnostics business, and in addition to selling the San Diego company's

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cepheid this week updated its test pipeline with a focus on gonorrhea and chlamydia, cancer, and tuberculosis over the next few years.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared Gen-Probe's Panther, a fully automated and integrated molecular testing platform, the San Diego-based company announced today.

Hologic's planned $3.7 billion acquisition of Gen-Probe, announced earlier this week, is expected to create the largest diagnostics company focused on women's health, according to Hologic officials.

By Ben Butkus
Gen-Probe this week reported record revenues of $158.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, driven primarily by sales of clinical diagnostics and blood screening products.

Roche said this week that its Cobas CT/NG test for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today announced its cobas CT/NG Test for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration.

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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.