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SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

... Second Quarter and Recent Highlights genetic Analysis Compact 96 Launch - With the ... It enables researchers to rapidly profile genetic changes associated with tumor initiation and ... its 2009 financial guidance as follows: genetic Analysis : Revenues to range between $32 ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... to the treatment of a broad range of human genetic diseases. As part of this effort, Amicus ... disease targets for other neurodegenerative and genetic disorders. Appointment of New Director ... companies, serving as Chairman and CEO of genetic Therapy, Inc. (1987 - 1995), President and CEO of ...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

... 0% 12% n/a(5) n/a(5) Human genetic Therapies ELAPRASE 85.3 ... sold in Euros and Pounds Sterling). Human genetic Therapies ELAPRASE - Hunter syndrome ... 427.2 580.2 -26% 68% Human genetic Therapies ("HGT") ELAPRASE ...

SEQUENOM Announces Launch of MassARRAY Compact 96 System

... MassARRAY Compact 96 system SEQUENOM now offers genetic analysis solutions to serve the needs of any ... analysis platform that quantitatively measures genetic target material and its variations in a rapid, ... sciences company committed to providing the best genetic analysis products that translate the results of ...

OMT announces a breakthrough in the development of a novel human antibody platform

... . The creation of rats with permanent, heritable genetic mutations is a critical milestone in the ... enabled a technique that could revolutionize the genetic engineering of animals." In the study, OMT ... -- techniques that are not available for the genetic engineering of rats to create a knockout, OMT ...

Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders

... that allows Axial access to the University's rich genetic resources including the Utah Population Database ... diseases at our finger tips, we aim to define the genetic makeup of spinal disorders in an effort to ... an example of the expanding capabilities of our genetic assets," said Brian Cummings, director of the ...

New and Updated Online Tutorials for dbGaP, GAD, and DGV from OpenHelix

... the availability of new tutorial suites on dbGaP, genetic Assocation Database (GAD) and Database of Genomic ... set of training resources to assist in their genetic association and variation research. The ... to read detailed reports for unique genetic associations to perform basic searches for ...

DermTech and Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. to Further Evaluate EGIR(TM) Technology

... technology to help Stiefel identify specific genetic markers involved in acne. The two companies will ... the first ever to assess the relationship between genetic changes in the skin over time and the observable ... is developing its proprietary EGIR(TM) (Epidermal genetic Information Retrieval) technology for ...

Data on WaferGen's SmartChip(TM) System to be Presented at 3rd Annual Rediscovering Biomarkers Conference

... WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, today announced that data on ... diseases and conditions. In turn, this critical genetic information may ultimately provide physicians ... instrument systems. It is estimated that the genetic analysis market alone (comprised of gene ...

It's Not Just the Sun: deCODE Discovers Sequence Variants Affecting Susceptibility to Skin Cancer

... journal Nature Genetics the discovery of common genetic risk factors for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) that ... from the mother. "It is important to find genetic causes of BCC that do not appear to be modulated ... and new focused disease scans, integrating the genetic variants included in these tests and those linked ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... Their findings show that these microorganisms' genetic networks are hard-wired to 'foresee' what comes ... Genetics Department, checked the bacterium's genetic response to lactose, and found that, in addition ... have gained. Pilpel and his team believe that genetic conditioned response may be a widespread means of ...

PTC Therapeutics Receives $2.6 Million in Government Grants

... PTC299 in neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), a rare genetic tumor. Separately, the Food and Drug ... medical need." Patients with NF2, a rare genetic disorder of the central nervous system, typically ... approach for the treatment of nonsense mutation genetic disorders. Nonsense mutations create a premature ...

DNA Genotek Partners with Roswell Park Cancer Institute to Accelerate Breast Cancer Research

... health researchers to determine the underlying genetic cause of diseases like cancer, heart disease, and ... York Race for the Cure to increase our bank of genetic samples", said Christine Ambrosone, PhD, ... Roswell Park Cancer Institute". These genetic samples will allow us to further investigate the ...

Matrix Genomics, Elizabeth Corder, PhD - Gene Variation in the LRRK2 Gene and High Risk for Parkinson's Disease

... Matrix Genomics, Inc. have identified a concise genetic signature found among a third of Parkinson's ... Matrix Genomics, Inc. have identified a concise genetic signature found among a third of Parkinson's ... studies have long indicated that Parkinson's is a genetic disorder when certain mutations are inherited. ...

deCODE Genotyping Laboratory Receives College of American Pathologists Accreditation

... requirements. "We believe that testing for genetic risk factors for common diseases is going to play ... deCODE has led the way in discovering validated genetic risk factors for diseases with a major impact on ... and new focused disease scans, integrating the genetic variants included in these tests and those linked ...

deCODE Study Shows Complex Interplay of the Human Biological Clock With Height, Weight and Disease

... deCODE team also demonstrated that several known genetic variants linked to overweight and obesity also ... our approach of bringing together vast amounts of genetic and health information can shed light on the ... SNPs offer a first step toward understanding the genetic component of AAM, and probably the timing of the ...

ASCP Joins ACLU Lawsuit Opposing Gene Patents

... by creating unjustifiable monopolies on human genetic information that is critical in the diagnosis of ... scientists are prohibited from performing genetic tests because of patent enforcement and the ... rights, denying them access to their own genetic information. Such patents stifle the innovative ...

PTC Therapeutics and Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation Announce $8.5 Million Small Molecule Development Collaboration

... an effective treatment for SMA, the most common genetic cause of death among infants and toddlers." ... addresses multiple therapeutic areas, including genetic disorders, oncology, and infectious diseases. ... (SMA) is a motor neuron disease and the leading genetic cause of death among infants and toddlers. ...

deCODE genetics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... products and services incorporating deCODE genetic risk markers. The company believes it ... business around what we do best: discover genetic risk factors for common diseases and apply those ... of our US patent application for one of our major genetic risk markers also underscores the wisdom of our ...

Ambry Genetics Announces the Addition of Array CGH Services Through Partnership With Baylor College of Medicine

... abnormalities that are associated with over 270 genetic syndromes can be easily identified via analysis ... is becoming an integral part in any comprehensive genetic assessment." The recent advancements in DNA ... in 2000, it has become a leader in providing genetic services focused on clinical diagnostics, ...

Shire begins the year with a strong performance

... our international business for both our Human genetic Therapies and Specialty Pharmaceuticals products ... 7% 32% n/a n/a Human genetic Therapies ELAPRASE 82.8 ... sold in Euros and Pounds Sterling). Human genetic Therapies ELAPRASE - Hunter syndrome ...

Dow AgroSciences Confirms Efficacy of Zinc Finger Nucleases for Precise Genome Modification in Maize

... to enhance global crop production through precise genetic modification in plant species. It is the only ... thereby providing flexibility and versatility in genetic research and enabling developers to add, delete ... rapid and efficient strategy for precise plant genetic modification in basic science and agricultural ...

Medicago initiates work on Swine Flu strain

... (VLPs), today announced that it has received a genetic sequence of the new strain of influenza A (H1N1) ... to the World Health Organization ("WHO"), a genetic analysis shows this new flu strain is a ... just one month after the identification of the genetic sequence from an emerging pandemic strain. This ...

SeqWright Expands into the Genetically-Targeted Therapy Field by Partnering with PharmaGenoma to Provide Next-Generation Hair Loss Treatment Genetic Testing

... PharmaGenoma. SeqWright will be the exclusive genetic testing provider for PharmaGenoma's HairDX test ... to overcome this obstacle, HairDX developed a genetic test for Finasteride response which will allow ... essential to achieving our goals of high quality genetic analysis combined with a turn-around time useful ...

Beyond associations: Colorectal cancer culprit found

... deaths in the United States. Several common genetic markers have been found to be associated with the ... scientists have identified a common genetic variation associated with the risk of colorectal ... cancer is extremely difficult, owing to the genetic heterogeneity of cancer cells. Numerous ...

Chromosome breakpoints contribute to genetic variation

... when new species are formed are a rich source of genetic variation. The functions of genes found in ... has long been acknowledged as a driver of genetic variation. Sometimes, however, the wrong ... fissions occur. These rearrangements may lead to genetic diseases or may contribute to the development of ...

SEQUENOM to Hold First Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call on April 30

... SEQUENOM is committed to providing the best genetic analysis products that translate the results of ... that quantitatively and precisely measures genetic target material and variations. The company has ... and commercialization of noninvasive prenatal genetic tests for use with the MassARRAY system and other ...

deCODE and Celera Partner to Expand use of deCODE Risk Markers for Heart Attack, Stroke and Diabetes

... The SNPs in TCF7L2 are the most important genetic risk factor yet found for type 2 diabetes(4). ... of our discoveries of high-impact genetic risk factors for major diseases. The markers ... agreements are among the most widely replicated genetic risk factors for cardiovascular and ...

Virco Lab, Inc. Enters Into Collaboration with SmartGene, Inc. Enhancing HIV Resistance Test Services for Laboratories and Physicians

... novel services for the management and analysis of genetic data to provide laboratories and physicians with ... by offering richer information from HIV genetic sequencing," said Werner Verbiest, General ... allow the laboratory to exquisitely manage genetic information and to electronically order and ...

SmartGene, Inc. Enters Collaboration with Virco Lab, Inc. to Enhance HIV Genotyping and Resistance Interpretation Services in US

... novel services for the management and analysis of genetic data, today announced a marketing and ... various interpretation algorithms, multiple genetic targets and cumulative resistance reporting. ... algorithms; they are interested in analyzing new genetic targets, such as Integrase and Envelope. ...

Transgenomic Completes Licensing Option With Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Cold-PCR for Enrichment of DNA Mutations

... clinicians to use less intrusive methods for genetic analysis or allow more efficient use of tumor ... solutions to challenging areas of genetic analysis such as early detection of cancer ... and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings ...

Polycystic Kidney Disease Assay at Cornell University Uses Transgenomic's Surveyor Nuclease & WAVE Technology

... As diagnosis in young people can be ambiguous, genetic analysis gives a strong indication of disease ... continues to prove to be an important platform in genetic analysis throughout the world. With the added ... to strengthen our position in high sensitivity genetic analysis. Important publications such as this ...

Amicus Therapeutics Presents Positive Results From Phase 2 Extension Study of Amigal(TM) for Fabry Disease at ACMG 2009 Annual Meeting

... of a strategic collaboration with Shire Human genetic Therapies (HGT), a business unit of Shire plc, to ... a lysosomal storage disorder caused by inherited genetic mutations in the GLA gene, which result in ... deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), human genetic therapies (HGT) and gastrointestinal (GI) ...

Publication of Shire plc's Annual Report 2008

... deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), human genetic therapies (HGT) and gastrointestinal ... Company's Specialty Pharmaceutical and Human genetic Therapies products, as well as the ability to ... in particular products for the treatment of rare genetic diseases such as REPLAGAL and ELAPRASE, may be ...

WaferGen Biosystems, ImmuneRegen BioSciences and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center to Collaborate on Novel Wound Healing Research

... WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, and IR BioSciences Holdings, ... and validation. It is estimated that the genetic analysis market alone (comprised of gene ... and sale of state-of-the-art systems for genetic analysis for the life science and pharmaceutical ...

Honeywell Technology Selected to Control Manufacturing Processes at Major U.S. Biotech Site

... Efficiency and Reliability for New Shire Human genetic Therapies Facility PHOENIX, March 12 ... for creating life-saving medications. Shire Human genetic Therapies (HGT), a business unit of Shire plc, ... commercializing therapies for life-threatening genetic diseases. The new facility is scheduled for ...

WaferGen to Present Data on SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System at Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Quantitative PCR Conference

... WGBS), a leading developer of state-of-the-art genetic analysis systems, today announced that Kumar ... diseases and conditions. In turn, this critical genetic information may ultimately provide physicians ... and sale of state-of-the-art systems for genetic analysis for the life science and pharmaceutical ...

California Grants SeqWright License to Operate as a Clinical Laboratory

... (SNP) Genotyping expertise in order to provide genetic tests to California residents and represents a ... SeqWright is capable of performing validated genetic tests on individuals throughout the majority of ... expand its share of the market for personalized genetic tests. However, it is important to note that ...

Interleukin Genetics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2008 Financial Results

... areas that support our goals of increasing genetic test and consumer product sales, as well as ... the clinical utility of an osteoarthritis genetic test for both guiding the medical management of ... Genetics' distribution network for certain genetic tests. Established New Partnerships. ...

Discovery of a new retinal gene involved in childhood blindness

... It also opens a new avenue for a potential genetic therapy. Gene therapy targeting different genes ... careful assessment of patients with some specific genetic types of LCA also demonstrated that their retinal ... on DNA-chips and involves three steps: first the genetic material of the patient is screened to find ...
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