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Medco, LabCorp Strike Strategic Agreement for Research on Personalized Medicine and Pharmacogenomics

Collaboration to Explore Clinical Uses of Personal Genetics and Tamoxifen FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ and BURLINGTON, NC, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medco Health Solutions Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) and Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE: LH ) announced a strategic research...

JustGetTested.com Offers Fast, Confidential HIV Testing to Mark National HIV Testing Day

...thcare. It provides self-service medical testing and is easy to use, fast and confidential. Personalabs and JustGetTested.com are aligned with 1,700 labcorp facilities around the country. Contact:   Bonnie Lieb The Sage Agency 703-421-1905 # # # Read the full story at http://www....

Clinical Diagnostic Lab Testing Market to Grow Over 90% through 2017

...e M&A wave that hit the industry over the past two years --settling in 2009. That's not to say that M&A will become obsolete. Together, Quest, labcorp and Sonic Healthcare snapped up 21 acquisitions in 24 months. The three companies remain preoccupied with dominating specific geographic markets and W...

Cascade of Studies, New Clinical Tests Build the Case for Genetic Testing in Pharmacy Care Says Medco Expert

...rsonalized Medicine Medco has existing research collaborations with Mayo Clinic studying genetic consideration in the use of warfarin, and with labcorp for breast cancer patients using tamoxifen. Medco anticipates having the results of these studies available within the next year. The company also h...

"PEACE of Heart" Campaign Comes to Metro Washington to Help Fight Heart Disease Epidemic among Minorities : Hallmark of Campaign's Health Screening Events Is Personalized Follow-Up

... glucose levels at no cost to participants. The campaign partners are: American Heart Association (AHA) Association of Black Cardiologists labcorp National Association of Community Health Centers National Medical Association National Minority Quality Forum RainbowPUSH Coalition United Health Foun...

Medco Announces Research Collaboration with FDA Focused on Personalized Medicine

...he value of these tests. Medco has existing research collaborations with Mayo Clinic studying genetic consideration in the use of warfarin, and with labcorp regarding breast cancer patients using tamoxifen. Completion of the tamoxifen study is expected this year and the warfarin study is anticipated next y...

Data Show Common Allergy Tests Are Not Interchangeable

...y of an allergy and guide patient management strategies. The assays used in this study included ImmunoCAP, Turbo-MP (Agilent Technologies offered by labcorp (Laboratory Corporation of America)) and 3gAllergy Universal Module (Siemens' Immulite(R) system). The tests measured specific IgE levels in 50 patien...
LabCorp in Medical Technology

Siemens and LabCorp Enter Agreement to Co-Develop New Clinical Diagnostic Tests

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens Healthcare and Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) today announced that they have entered a non-exclusive agreement to discuss future possibilities to co-develop new clinical diagnostic tests in the areas of compan...

Corgenix AspirinWorks(R) Test Recognized in POLYCAP Study at ACC.09

... U.S. in June 2007 following FDA 510(k) clearance, and it is now available nationwide through major medical laboratories, including Quest Diagnostics, labcorp and SpectraCell. Unlike functional platelet tests, which require freshly drawn blood that must be evaluated within at least four hours, the Aspi...

New Gene Methylation Test for Prostate Cancer Available

...est for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in men in the U.S., with more than 230,000 cases diagnosed annually. labcorp licensed the methylation technology from Veridex in 2007. Veridex licensed this technology from OncoMethylome Sciences, S.A. (OMS). About Veridex ...
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Description:... Headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina, labcorp has more than 23,500 employees and offers more than 4,400 clinical tests ranging from routine blood analyses to the most sophisticated molecular diagn...
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LabCorp in Biological Technology

Corgenix to Exhibit AspirinWorks(R) Test at ACC.09

...nched in the U.S. in June 2007 following FDA 510(k) clearance, and it is now available nationwide through major medical laboratories, including Quest, labcorp and SpectraCell, as well as direct to consumers through HealthCheckUSA ( www.HealthCheckUSA.com ). The test targets a potential U.S. market of over 60...

FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Bucindolol, A Genetically-Targeted Treatment for Heart Failure From ARCA biopharma

...RCA biopharma. "We look forward to working with the FDA to make bucindolol available to physicians and patients. We are also working with our partner, labcorp of America, to develop and introduce a companion genetic test." In the genetic sub-study of the BEST trial, researchers categorized patients into th...

GenVault Expands Scientific Advisory Board

... Myla P. Lai-Goldman, Chief Medical Officer of labcorp and Jack Ballantyne, Forensic Biochemistry/Genetics Professor at University of Central Florida join GenVault's Scientific Advisory Tea...

LabCorp(R) and Vanda Pharmaceuticals Collaborate to Offer Genetic Tests

...n this area. Under the terms of the collaboration, labcorp will be Vanda's exclusive commercialization partne...stics." "We are pleased to be collaborating with labcorp in this important effort," said Mihael H. Polymero...routine blood analyses to HIV and genomic testing. labcorp combines its expertise in innovative clinical test...

Genenews adds two members to its Board of Directors

...esident and CEO of Protedyne, Inc., a robotics company developing automation solutions for molecular diagnostics and drug discovery, which was sold to labcorp in 2007. About GeneNews -------------- GeneNews is focused on the application of functional genomics to enable early diagnosis and personalized ...
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