CEO SUMMARY: A disruptive force that involves precision medicine, pharmaceutical companies, and venture capital investors is poised to reshape the clinical laboratory industry. Genetic knowledge makes it possible to match cancer drugs to specific mutations. Pharma companies and professional investors recognize that control of diagnostic technologies and companion diagnostic tests enable them to gain better access
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LAWYERS CALL IT A ‘WRONGFUL BIRTH.’ When no one spots an error in prenatal genetic testing processes, a wrongful birth can result, and that’s what happened in a case that ended last month with a jury award of $50 million to a family in Burien, Washington.
Defendants Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington, and Dynacare Laboratories
CEO SUMMARY: In today’s lab testing marketplace, the hot ticket is to introduce a proprietary or patent-protected molecular test for cancer. The sales and marketing model inspiring many of these new lab testing companies is that used by Myriad Genetics, Inc. since it introduced its BRACAnalysis test for breast cancer back in 1996. A new