Navigation Links
Roche Acquires Verum Diagnostica GmbH as Part of Plan to Develop Comprehensive Coagulation Testing Portfolio for Diagnostic Laboratories
Date:12/5/2011

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire 100 percent of Verum Diagnostica GmbH, based in Munich, Germany. Verum Diagnostica is a leading company in platelet function testing, the fastest-growing field in the coagulation diagnostics market.

The acquisition supports plans Roche announced in October to expand its coagulation testing product line in North America beyond physician offices and outpatient clinics with the development of a full line of coagulation analyzers for hospital and reference laboratories. The new line is expected to be introduced in the U.S. and Canada in 2014, subject to regulatory approval and other requirements.

"Improving the assessment of a patient's platelet function status is currently a significant unmet need for hematologists, cardiologists and anesthetists in order to support clinical decisions in cardiology, surgery and intensive care," said Colin Brown, Head of Roche Professional Diagnostics. "With this acquisition we gain an innovative and unique platelet function testing solution which has the potential to set new standards of patient care in this area and perfectly complements our new coagulation portfolio." Coagulation diagnostics has become an important area in clinical diagnostics and Roche has already begun to make significant investments in this field.

Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, Roche will pay Verum Diagnostica shareholders a total cash consideration of eleven million euros, and potentially a further two million euros contingent upon reaching certain performance-related milestones. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in January 2012.

Laboratory coagulation is estimated to be the fifth-largest market in professional diagnostics worldwide, representing approximately 1.3 billion USD in sales in 2010 and having a projected
'/>"/>

SOURCE Roche Diagnostics
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Roche, ChanTest Collaborate for Preclinical Cardiac Safety Testing of Drug Compounds Using iCell Cardiomyocytes and xCELLigence RTCA Cardio Instrument
2. Roche Diagnostics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Enter Strategic Alliance for Center to Operate as a Roche Molecular Center of Excellence
3. Rochester Medical Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End Results
4. Roche Receives FDA Approval for Acute Hepatitis B Test
5. Rochester Medical Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call Thursday, November 3, 2011
6. Halozyme Announces Positive Results from Roches Subcutaneous Herceptin Phase 3 Trial
7. The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Anadys Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Connection with the Sale of the Company to Roche Holding AG
8. Hyam Levitsky Joins Roche as Head of Cancer Immunology Experimental Medicine
9. Rochester Medical Implants Relocates to New Facility in Noblesville, IN
10. Anadys Announces Agreement To Be Acquired By Roche
11. Study Shows That Roches Investigational Drug for Alzheimers Disease Removes Amyloid Plaques From the Brain
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO )("NW Bio"), a U.S. ... inoperable solid tumor cancers, announced today that CEO Linda ... Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum in Washington D.C. ... on January 26 at 10:30 a.m. EST at the Grand ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Pete Rose, baseball,s all-time hits leader, is the new spokesperson ... Ducere Pharma has announced. "Pete,s a Hall of ... him on board with Myoflex," said Ducere Pharma Chief Executive ... who is known across all generations. The passion and intensity ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015 Cord Blood America, Inc. ( www.cordblood-america.com ) ... "Company")  filed a Preliminary Proxy Statement, Schedule 14A, with the ... provides an update for shareholders detailing why a "YES" vote ... Dear Shareholders, As we reflect upon the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 2NW Bio To Present At The 7th Annual Phacilitate Immunotherapy Forum 3Pete Rose bets on Myoflex to relieve aches and pains 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 3Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 4
... - Roche today announced,results of a small study ... (peginterferon alfa-2b),and ribavirin due to adverse events within ... weeks of treatment with PEGASYS(R),(peginterferon alfa-2a) and ribavirin. ... go on and complete a full course of,treatment ...
... ACCEPTED FOR REVIEW BY,FDA- , BASEL, Switzerland and ... SPPN) today welcomed the significant new results from,clinical ... the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting,and Exposition of the ... These results confirm the favourable safety and,efficacy profile, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Data Suggest that Pegasys May be an Option in Hepatitis C Patients,Unable to Tolerate Peg-Intron 2Data Suggest that Pegasys May be an Option in Hepatitis C Patients,Unable to Tolerate Peg-Intron 3Data Suggest that Pegasys May be an Option in Hepatitis C Patients,Unable to Tolerate Peg-Intron 4Data Suggest that Pegasys May be an Option in Hepatitis C Patients,Unable to Tolerate Peg-Intron 5Data Suggest that Pegasys May be an Option in Hepatitis C Patients,Unable to Tolerate Peg-Intron 6New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 2New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 3New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 4New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 5New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 6New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 7New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 8New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 9New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 10New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard,Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension 11
(Date:1/22/2015)... Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue ... means to “Live Fearless.” , The “Faces of ... stories about how they or someone they know has faced ... in the moment. By telling these types of stories through ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Thousand of GranuFlo lawsuits ( http://www.granuflolawsuit2014.com/ ... GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to move forward ... Court, District of Massachusetts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According ... remanded a case filed by the state of Louisiana ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... College of Sports Medicine flagship journal Medicine & ... with L-Citrulline before exercise may help reduce gastrointestinal ... exercise. 1 , Participants in the double-blind, ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Payday lending practices in four southern states ... distress to the states that permit them, according to ... on Race and Wealth. , While they generate hundreds ... at the same time substantially depress economic activity, according ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Lower-Auto-Insurance.com has released a ... kit in a car for reducing the costs of an ... will also be able to get lower prices for their vehicle ... an important role in determining policy costs. Because of this, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal GranuFlo Lawsuits Remands Louisiana Claim Back to State Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 2Health News:Study Shows Kyowa Hakko’s L-Citrulline May Help Reduce Gastrointestinal Injury During Strenuous Exercise 3Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Driving Safe And Other Factors That Make Auto Insurance Affordable! 2
... in 79 countries under the Global Project on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug ... found high levels of Multidrug-resistant TB strains worldwide. These were ... parts of China and India . ,About one ... with the TB bacterium and around 8.9 million develop TB ...
... girls were hospitalised after they fainted at school, and officials ... //. ,"This is the first time such a thing ... a policeman in Vietnam's southern An Giang province. "It was ... ,The director of the medical centre in Thoai ...
... India and China's growing strengths in medical research, British ... a 'global medical excellence cluster' comprising// universities and drugs ... in southeast England to protect Britain's science base and ... the latest of measures initiated by government functionaries while ...
... San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine have discovered how ... roles// in inflammation and in the body’s immune defense ... inflammation. These findings could potentially lead to new treatments ... ,The research, reported in the December 15, 2006 issue ...
... more than 300 people reported ill and at least three ... Indianapolis// last weekend, a day after the declaration on the ... restaurant is closed temporarily and health officials along with the ... food and stool samples were collected from those stricken for ...
... by former Australian Federal Police commissioner Mick Palmer, ... cannabis and mental disorders//. The report says that ... trigger psychosis, substantially increasing the risk of mental ... Mental Health Council of Australia, said the drug's ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Britain Plans Medical Hub to Meet India, China Challenge 2Health News:Researchers Discover Internal Compass of Immune Cells 2
... used screening test for determining the presence ... branded system is considered the manual standard, ... other system meets defined NCCLS/ICSH guidelines designed ... systems are also available for pediatric applications, ...
The HEMOCHRON Signature Elite offers state-of-the-art features like barcode scanning, internal Electronic Quality Control (EQC), QC Lockout and alphanumeric data entry for Patient Identification (PID...
Inquire...
The Minilyser offers a combination of three well proven instruments for fully automated processing of microplates. The Minilyser is the optimal fully automated ELISA and EIA equipment for laboratorie...
Medicine Products: