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2012-07-16 10:25:46

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced the acquisition of Navigenics, Inc. This acquisition represents Life Technologies' first step in executing against a strategy to build out its molecular diagnostics business through internal development, partnerships and select acquisitions. "Genetic analysis is becoming increasingly accessible, cost-effective and a critical part of patient clinical management," said David Agus, M.D....

2009-11-16 13:30:00

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Governor Timothy M. Kaine announced today the Commonwealth's support for The Ignite Institute, a unique non-profit collaborative enterprise, focused on translating innovations in personalized medicine into patient care. The Institute will be located in Fairfax County and has formed a major founding partnership with Virginia's Inova Health System. To date, the Institute has raised more than half of its five-year operating budget....

2009-10-26 15:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Testing: Business Prospects in the United States http://www.reportlinker.com/p0156564/Reportlinker-Adds-Direct-To-Consumer-Genetic-Testing-Business-Prospects-in-the-United-States.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The current marketplace for direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing...

2009-09-10 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Posit Science Corp., the leader in clinically proven brain fitness software, and Navigenics, Inc., the leading personal genomics company, today announced a collaboration to empower individuals with knowledge and tools that can lead to an improvement in overall health and wellness. With this first-of-its-kind offer, consumers will have the opportunity to complement personalized genetic testing services with scientifically validated brain fitness...

2008-11-04 12:00:25

American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) and Navigenics, Inc. today announced a medical education program designed to improve physicians' understanding of genetic risk factors for disease, the current evidence about the use of genomic tools and technologies to determine risk, and promising practices for utilizing those tools to aid in disease prevention. Through an unrestricted educational grant from Navigenics, ACPM is independently developing this continuing medical education (CME)...