By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Response Biomedical today said that it will refocus its resources and cut its workforce around 25 percent in an effort to cut costs.

The Vancouver, BC-based molecular diagnostics firm said that it aims to trim C$2 million (US$1.9 million) in costs in 2011. Part of those savings will come from trimming its workforce, though the firm did not say how many total positions it expects to cut.

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