NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Proxy voting advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has recommended that Vermillion shareholders elect dissident shareholder Robert Goggin to the Austin, Texas-based company's board.

In an announcement today, three shareholders, who have waged a battle against Vermillion and its board for what they see as mismanagement, said that ISS recommends Vermillion's shareholder do not vote on the company's blue proxy card.

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