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2009-04-14 16:36:00

Washington G-2 Reports releases 2009 Laboratory market projections. NEWARK, N.J., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study from market research firm Washington G-2 Reports indicates that the clinical diagnostic lab testing market will reach $98.4 billion in revenue by 2017. An increase in genetic testing, esoteric testing, consumer driven healthcare, aging demographics and expanded access to healthcare are among the key factors contributing to strong market growth. Washington G-2 Reports' Lab...

2008-11-05 12:00:30

Mubadala Healthcare, the specialist division of Mubadala Development Company, and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, more commonly known as LabCorp, have announced their agreement to establish the national reference laboratory in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Scheduled for completion by the end of 2009, the national reference laboratory (NRL) will be the first of its kind in the region to provide a centralized solution for laboratory testing. A complete range of services will be...

2008-11-04 18:00:19

Mubadala Healthcare, the specialist division of Mubadala Development Company, and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, more commonly known as LabCorp (NYSE: LH), today announced their agreement to establish the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) in Abu Dhabi. Scheduled for completion by the end of 2009, the NRL will be the first of its kind in the region to provide a centralized solution for laboratory testing. A complete range of services will be offered including routine and...

2008-10-27 06:00:23

Gastrocor(TM), a division of Bostwick Laboratories(R), is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Steven Lawhorn, M.D., as Medical Director based in Uniondale, New York. Dr. Lawhorn is a veteran board-certified gastrointestinal pathologist who received his M.D. from Loma Linda University in California. He has almost two decades of experience, including Medical Director of the Histopathology Section of Walter Reed Army Medical Center and, most recently, as Staff Pathologist with...

2008-10-03 09:00:08

By ROSALIE ROBLES CROWE September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and this year it appeared that a new screening test would translate to major inroads against the disease. In June, OvaSure, an ovarian cancer screening test went on the market, touted by its manufacturer, LabCorp, for its high accuracy in predicting which women in a high-risk group would get ovarian cancer. The company claimed "high specificity" - 99.4 percent - in its ability to discriminate between...

2008-08-28 06:00:18

By Andrew Pollack Anew blood test aimed at detecting ovarian cancer at an early, still treatable stage is stirring hopes among women and their physicians. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and some experts say the test has not been proved to work. The test, called OvaSure, was developed at Yale University and has been offered since late June by LabCorp, one of the largest clinical laboratory companies in the United States. The need for such a test is immense. When ovarian cancer...

2008-08-27 18:00:17

A new blood test aimed at detecting ovarian cancer at an early, still treatable stage is stirring hopes among women and their physicians. But the Food and Drug Administration and some experts said the test has not been proved to work. The test, called OvaSure, was developed at Yale University and has been offered since late June by LabCorp, one of the nation's largest clinical laboratory companies. The need for such a test is immense. When ovarian cancer is detected at its earliest...

2008-08-06 09:01:04

Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE:LH) today announced the launch of a national effort to combat chronic kidney disease (CKD) in North America. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole (R-NC), a supporter of newly passed legislation to fight CKD, and representatives of the National Kidney Foundation are joining executives of LabCorp at the Kannapolis, NC event today announcing the new initiative. The cornerstone of the effort is a program offered by LabCorp's Litholink...

2008-08-05 09:01:32

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVault Corporation today announces that two leading industry experts, Dr. Myla P. Lai-Goldman and Dr. Jack Ballantyne, have joined its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Lai-Goldman is currently the Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President, and Member of Executive Committee at Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp). Dr. Ballantyne is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Central Florida and the Associate...

2008-07-23 09:01:21

The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) today announced the appointment of Pierre G. Cassigneul, president and chief executive officer of XDx, Inc., and David P. King, chief executive officer, president and director of Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE: LH), to its Board of Directors. The PMC, an educational and advocacy group dedicated to advancing the understanding and adoption of personalized medicine, was launched in 2004 by more than 15 leading...


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