By Bernadette Toner

Genomic Health officials this week said that the company is continuing its ongoing investment in next-generation sequencing through internal R&D activities as well as outside investments.

During a conference call to discuss Genomic Health's first-quarter earnings this week, CEO Kim Popovits disclosed that the company has invested a total of $2.8 million over the last two quarters in two startups that are developing technology related to next-generation sequencing.

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