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2013-10-07 20:22:32

Transaction to expand patient access to innovative diagnostic information services and bolster Quest's growth strategy in New England MADISON, N.J. and PEABODY, Mass., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced today that it has acquired ConVerge Diagnostic Services, LLC from Water Street Healthcare Partners, a strategic investor focused exclusively on the health care industry. ConVerge is a...

2013-10-07 16:25:21

NEWARK, Del., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iBio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IBIO), a biotechnology company focused on commercializing its proprietary transformative recombinant platform technology for development and production of biologics using transient gene expression in unmodified green plants, today confirmed, as required by Section 610(b) of the NYSE MKT Company Guide, the receipt of an audit opinion for its year ended June 30, 2013, containing a going concern qualification. This...

2013-10-07 12:26:05

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AACC is pleased to announce that four new members have been elected to the association's Board of Directors and will begin serving in January 2014. The AACC membership also elected two new members to the Nominating Committee, which is responsible for choosing future candidates for both the Nominating Committee and the AACC Board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130701/PH41045LOGO ) David D. Koch, PhD, will serve a one-year term on...

2013-10-04 12:23:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past 30 years, researchers have developed surprisingly few new tests for diagnosing cancer in spite of impressive advances in biomedical technology. A study appearing online today in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, shows for the first time that low quality commercial lab kits may be one factor hampering the progress of cancer diagnostics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130701/PH41045LOGO ) A doctor's ability to...

2013-10-03 12:25:19

ALBANY, New York, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Clinical Laboratory Services Market (Clinical Chemistry, Medical Microbiology & Cytology, Human & Tumor Genetics and Other Esoteric Tests) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global clinical laboratory services market was valued at USD 162.71 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of...

2013-09-26 16:26:48

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ARUP Laboratories, a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a leader in innovative laboratory research and development, welcomes the Society for Pediatric Pathology to Salt Lake City as they convene for their 2013 fall meeting hosted at The Grand America Hotel September 26-28. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110915/SF69370LOGO) The gathering will feature presentations from laboratory diagnostics...

2013-09-23 23:01:47

Renowned experts urge practitioners to lead test reduction initiatives in their communities. Chicago (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The national debate about ways to reduce unnecessary medical testing and healthcare expenses while improving patient care outcomes looms large in this era of healthcare reform, and three renowned physicians joined forces to propel the conversation forward during the ASCP 2013 Chicago Annual Meeting, Sept 18–21, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. “Inefficiency...

2013-09-19 20:21:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Clinics of Excellence will be convening our 7th Annual Fall Meeting and Clinical Congress tonight at the Renaissance Hotel at 999 9th St NW, Washington, DC in the Grand Ballroom North. Our keynote speaker is Sharyl Nass, PhD, Director of Cancer Policy at the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Nass will be sharing the results of their new project report on Delivering High Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System in Crisis IOM...

2013-09-16 08:23:38

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraunhofer USA is proud to announce that its research center, the Fraunhofer Center for Coatings and Laser Applications (CCL) and its research partner, Michigan State University (MSU), are celebrating their 10th year of collaboration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091013/DE91693LOGO ) CCL focuses its research on laser materials processing, and diamond materials and coatings. Its business is based on strong industry...

2013-09-03 12:27:07

MURRIETA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, one of the largest lab networks in Canada, serving more than 1.4 million residents across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN), announced today the decision to purchase COPAN's WASPLab, the latest generation of full laboratory automation and digital microbiology system. Installation is scheduled for the last quarter of 2013 at Hamilton General...