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Net Scientific's portfolio company and circulating tumor cell capture specialist Vortex Biosciences adds to its board of directors Deborah Neff, ex-chief operating officer of Complete Genomics and a former BD executive.
The number of Chinese IVD companies exhibiting at the 2015 American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting (AACC) & Clinical Lab Expo (CLE) was slightly down from last year, but the breadth of diagnostic products and innovations from China appears to be on the up. Hrishi Poola and Jon Chen discuss the moves China is making to become a generator of disruptive technologies and reports on the new products and the players emerging from this market
From screening for cancer to providing individualized treatment, from rare diseases to the first in vitro fertilized (IVF) baby with modified genes, China has much to offer in the heating global race for next generation gene sequencing. Big data and the internet of genomics are just some examples, says Wang Jun, CEO of BGI, the world’s largest genomics organization.
Device companies kicked off 2013 by raising $1.1 billion via 45 transactions; the only device M&A transaction in Q1 to exceed the billion-dollar mark was Cardinal Health Inc.’s $2.07 billion acquisition of AssuraMed. Diagnostics firms began 2013 by raising a total of $286 million in the opening quarter, a 46% improvement over Q4 2012’s tally.