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Labcorp Completes Acquisition of Personal Genome Diagnostics

BURLINGTON, NC — Labcorp, a leading global life sciences company, announced Feb. 21 that it has closed its acquisition of Personal Genome Diagnostics Inc. (PGDx), a leader in cancer genomics with a portfolio of comprehensive liquid biopsy and tissue-based products....

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Startup Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Endometriosis Test

OAKLAND, CA — NextGen Jane, a genomics startup generating big data for novel applications in molecular diagnostics and drug development for female reproductive disorders, announced that it has received the green light for the second phase of a Small Business...

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Beyond EUA: FDA Grants 510(k) Clearance for a COVID-19 Test

On Jan. 27, BioFire Defense's COVID-19 Test 2, an assay developed in collaboration with the U.S. Army, received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. Previously, the test had been cleared only for emergency use. And that’s a big deal. In fact, almost all of the more than...

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Leader in Brain Health Sector Achieves Key Certification

ST. LOUIS, MO — C2N Diagnostics has earned ISO 13485:2016 certification for its quality management system. In late 2020 C2N launched the PrecivityAD™ test, an innovative blood test intended for use with patients with cognitive impairment. The test aims to help...

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COVID-19 Testing Company in Hot Water for Numerous Infractions

An Illinois-based COVID-19 testing company and its laboratory is facing lawsuits from two different states as well as investigations from several state and federal authorities after patient and employee complaints brought to light a number of problems. The Center...

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