CEO SUMMARY: In a pioneering collaboration, the pathology department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, will work with GenomeQuest, Inc., to perform whole genome sequencing of tumor specimens. GenomeQuest will handle sequencing, assembly, and annotation of the genetic data. BIDMC will analyze these whole human genome sequences to develop companion diagnostic tests
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CEO SUMMARY: As it turns out, 2007 has been an action-packed year with lots of events, plenty of changes, and the promise of even faster evolution across all sectors of the lab testing marketplace. THE DARK REPORT’S “Top Ten Lab Stories of 2007” show the full intensity and pace of activity within laboratory medicine. One big driver in
CEO SUMMARY: On the same day that Inverness Medical Innovations announced that it would acquire Biosite, thus beating out Beckman Coulter in the bidding war for Biosite, Inverness also announced that it had entered into a joint venture with Procter & Gamble. Together, the two companies will develop, make, and market consumer diagnostics products to
LAST MONTH, A NEW RESIDENT BOUGHT INTO THE LABORATORY TESTING NEIGHBORHOOD. Procter & Gamble Company spent a third of a billion dollars to enter a joint venture with Inverness Medical Products, Inc., with the specific goal of selling diagnostic test kits to consumers in pharmacies, grocery stores, and other retail outlets.
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