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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics firm DioGenix today announced it has raised $1.5 million in a Series B financing round.
Existing investors including life sciences fund Nerveda participated in the round.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said Friday evening that it has received notification from the US Patent and Trademark Office that a patent that was scheduled to issue next week has been withdrawn.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Microarrays can provide more clinically relevant information than traditional karyotyping, and should become the standard approach in prenatal diagnostics going forward, according to a paper appearing tod

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has issued an opinion that non-invasive prenatal testing using ce

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Takara Bio said Monday that it has signed an agreement to offer Pathogenica's HAI BioDetection Kit in Japan as part of its sequencing services.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Courtagen Life Sciences today said that Alliance Global Group will distribute the firm's molecular diagnostic tests in certain emerging markets.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sengenics today said that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine to launch and promote Sequenom's MaterniT21 Plus prenatal testing service in Malaysia and Singapore.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DioGenix announced today a collaboration with Fast Forward to develop a molecular diagnostic test for multiple sclerosis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cartagenia and Interactive Biosoftware today said that they will integrate their data analysis tools for interpreting genomic variation in routine diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies reported after the close of the market on Thursday that a jury has found it guilty of infringing Enzo Biochem's patents and awarded Enzo $48.6 million.

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Nature News reports that genomics is being applied to trace and try to prevent additional COVID-19 waves.

Rady's Children Hospital and San Diego County are teaming up to test pediatric patients and their families for COVID-19 to gauge the spread of the virus locally, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Wildlife managers aim to boost the genetic diversity of Mexican gray wolves by placing captive-born foster pups into packs with similarly aged wild pups, the Mercury News reports.

In Science this week: Genetic Probability tool identifies likely diagnoses in 45 percent of inflammatory arthritis cases, and more.