NEWS

ASCP Agreement with G2 Broadens Member Access to Quality Pathology and Diagnostics Content

Collaboration Allows ASCP to Better Meet Member Needs ASCP has entered into an agreement with G2 Intelligence, a division of Plain Language Media LLP, a leading provider of multimedia specialty … [Read more...]

LAB SAFETY

When Your Lab Has to Work through a Weather Emergency

By Dan Scungio, MT (ASCP), SLS, CQA (ASQ)  bio I read a written Laboratory Emergency Management Plan, and at the end of the document there was a short section called "Planning for Home and … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

The Dx Pipeline: A Roundup of the Month’s Key New Product Launches

Late December through January was fairly slow for new product launches in terms of both volume and impactful-ness. Here's a rundown of the new offerings that did emerge from the pipeline: NEWLY … [Read more...]

CAPITAL

Investment Trends: Dx/Tools Venture Capital Keeps Flowing Despite Decline in Early-Stage Investment

Continuing a four-year trend, total U.S. venture capital investment in health care surged in 2018, reaching a new all-time high of $9.6 billion, according to Silicon Valley Bank's (SVB) Trends in … [Read more...]

DIAGNOSTIC DEALS

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

A government shutdown, ongoing tensions with China and concerns about continued economic growth have marked the beginning of 2019. Against this backdrop, diagnostic deals continue to move forward. … [Read more...]

NEWS

Inside the Lab Industry: 5.1% Growth Expected to Lift Lab Automation Market to $5 Billion by 2022

Projected compound annual growth of 5.1% will take the lab automation market from its current $4.06 billion (2017) to $5.20 billion by 2022. The Study This is the finding of a new study on the lab … [Read more...]

INDUSTRY BUZZ

FDA Watch: Agency Floats Plan to Simplify 510(k) Premarket Review

Last month, the FDA floated a plan to overhaul and modernize the 510(k) premarket review pathway allowing for faster, safer approval of medical devices, including diagnostics. Here's a quick … [Read more...]

PRECISION MEDICINE

Market Trends: Lab-Retail Collaboration Remains Strong Despite Theranos Debacle

The Theranos debacle hasn't dissuaded retailers from partnering with labs. LabCorp & Walgreens Walgreens, Theranos's ex-retail partner, has moved on and entered into an agreement with another … [Read more...]

Diagnostic Deals: A Roundup of the Key Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Licenses and Other Strategic Transactions From the Past Month

While overall deal volume for 2018 increased, the year was relatively light in the dramatic transactions that were so prolific in the previous two years. Here's a quick overview of deals and … [Read more...]

NEW PRODUCTS

The Dx Pipeline: A Roundup of the Month’s Key New Product Launches

Most of the new product launches in late November through December were in the molecular and genomics space. For the second month in a row, Qiagen was among the most active companies with a trio of … [Read more...]


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