By Doug Macron

Rosetta Genomics this week announced that it has pushed back the expected launch date for its blood-based colorectal cancer screen until the middle of next year as it addresses inconsistencies observed in measuring the microRNA biomarkers used in the test.

The company also said that CEO Amir Avniel intends to step down from his position at the company in order to take the reins of Rosetta’s roughly year-old plant biotechnology unit, Rosetta Green.

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