NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Ventana Medical Systems — a Roche Group subsidiary also known as Roche Tissue Diagnostics — has laid off 69 regular employees and 15 contractors.

In response to a GenomeWeb inquiry, a Roche spokeswoman said the layoffs were announced within the company on Nov. 30, adding, "Through the course of normal business, we constantly review our performance, resources and spends. This action was taken to address the challenging business environment and to rebalance our headcount to meet the needs of our current projects."

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