DIAGNOSTIC DEALS

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

The past few weeks have brought snow to parts of the country that don't usually see the white stuff, and a flurry of diagnostic deals. Although some pundits continue to speculate about a business … [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...]

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...]

MARKETING

Genetic Testing: 23andMe Gets FDA Clearance for Direct-to-Consumer Marketing of Personal Genome Service

The FDA is allowing direct-to-consumer marketing, with special controls, of the 23andMe Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test for genetic variants to detect 33 variants for multiple … [Read more...]

DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS

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

As the year winds down, diagnostic deals aren't as plentiful. Nevertheless, there have been some significant transactions. Here's a recap of the key activity from mid-October through the third week of … [Read more...]

MARKETING

Industry Trends: Continued Momentum for Lab-Retail Collaboration

The Theranos debacle hasn't dissuaded retailers from partnering with labs. Here's a rundown of some recent deals. LabCorp & Walgreens In fact, Walgreens, Theranos's ex-retail partner, has moved … [Read more...]

MARKETING

Dealing with Consumers: Using Patient Online Reviews to Boost Your Lab Business

Patients are making increasing use of physician rating and review sites to comment on their medical experiences the way diners do with restaurants. And as with restaurants, this can be a tremendous … [Read more...]

INNOVATION

LDTs: FDA Approves First NGS Residual Cancer Detection Test

The FDA broke new ground by allowing marketing of Adaptive Biotechnologies' ClonoSEQ assay, a next generation sequencing (NGS)-based test for minimal residual disease (MRD) in patients with acute … [Read more...]

PARTNERSHIPS

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

The swirl of autumn leaves has brought a swirl of diagnostic deals. Here's a recap of the key activity from mid-September through the third week of October. M&A and Asset Sales Quest Diagnostics … [Read more...]


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