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2014-03-26 16:25:15

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gb8bq/prenatal_and) has announced the addition of the "Prenatal and New-born Genetic Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3gb8bq/prenatal_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Genetic testing is a...

2014-03-26 12:29:37

DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Point-Of-Care Diagnostic Market by Products (Glucose Monitoring & Infectious Diseases Testing Kits, Cardiac & Tumor Markers), by End Users (Self & Professional Monitoring), Over the Counter & Prescription Based - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to reach $27.5 Billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 9.3% from 2013 to 2018. Browse 198 market data tables and 48 figures...

2014-03-26 12:28:50

Enabled Reduced Analysis Time Per Case, Improved Ability to Track & Query Identified Variants BOSTON and LEUVEN, Belgium, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartagenia, the world leader in software-based workflow support for genetic variant assessment, lab reporting, and integration of diagnostic knowledge-bases, today announced that the Human Genetics Laboratory, part of the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation (MMI) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC),...

2014-03-24 08:27:17

ALBANY, New York, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal and Newborn Genetic Testing Market (PCR, FISH, aCGH, NIPT and MSS): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global prenatal and newborn genetic testing market was valued USD 1.12 billion in 2012 and expected to grow at a CAGR of 26.9% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 8.37 billion...

2014-03-21 12:24:29

Sutphen will underscore importance of providing patients with access to genetic counselors via telephone NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebecca Sutphen, MD, FACMG, president and chief medical officer at InformedDNA, will discuss the importance of delivering telephone-based genetic counseling services, as part of our nation's health care delivery model, at the 2014 American College of Medical Genetics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting on Wednesday, March...

2014-03-19 23:24:32

General Genetics Corporation (GGC) announces a new pharmacogenomic testing study that investigates the frequency of adverse drug effects on a select population with known genetic variations that affect drug metabolic pathways, to determine if pharmacogenomic testing can ameliorate risks. Las Cruces, New Mexico (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 General Genetics Corporation (GGC) announced today an investigative study of pharmacogenomic testing (PGx) value when managing criteria-specific patients who...

2014-03-19 23:04:19

Clinical utility of whole exome sequencing in the identification of genetic changes in rare genetic disorders will be the focus. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Hayes, Inc., a leader in promoting better health outcomes through the use of evidence, is pleased to announce that Dr. Diane Allingham-Hawkins, Director of the Genetic Test Evaluation (GTE) Program at Hayes, Inc., will be presenting a poster presentation at the 2014 American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)...

2014-03-18 08:31:43

Company is First to Offer Plasma-Based Next Generation Sequencing Tests FORT MYERS, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today that it has validated and launched the first two of a series of next generation cancer profiling tests. These tests are designed for profiling myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and solid tumor cancers. Additional cancer-type specific next...

2014-03-10 23:03:12

Interactive webinars address clients’ toughest genetic-testing questions. Lansdale, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The number of genetic tests on the market is exploding in the United States. In fact, more than 3000 genetic tests are available today and that number increases at a rate of about 25% each year. No wonder healthcare providers, insurers, and even patients are having a tough time deciding whether or not a genetic test is appropriate. To help clients make sense of the confusing...

2014-03-05 08:29:39

Industry Experts Bring Strategic Insight as Company Enters Hospital Market NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextGxDx Inc., which provides an online genetic testing marketplace for healthcare professionals and hospitals, today announced the successful closing of the company's Series B round of financing, which was led by Voyent Partners and joined by the Nashville Capital Network. With the new investment, the company has expanded its board of directors to include new...


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