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JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

The diagnostic firms were the final companies in the coverage universe of 360Dx to present at the annual conference.

Natera discussed its cancer and transplant rejection testing businesses, while Exact Sciences explained how it will benefit from its Genomic Health acquisition.

Abbott highlighted its next-generation Alinity platforms, and Caris discussed its plans to provide precision oncology services.

The deal provides whole-genome sequencing for patients with rare diseases or cancer and could make sequencing part of the standard of care for NHS England.

On Monday Qiagen reiterated its preliminary 2019 earnings figures and addressed an investor's wrath, while Guardant Health highlighted its cancer testing plans.

OraSure CEO Stephen Tang discussed the firm's plans for international expansion, while Meridian CEO Jack Kenny said the firm needs to develop a new MDx platform.

Among the updates provided Wednesday, Quidel's CEO noted the firm's growing presence in point-of-care markets, while PerkinElmer discussed plans for its Vanadis test.


The firm's CEO told investors at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference that in addition to driving growth of its sepsis test in the US, Accelerate is eyeing expansion into China.

The company plans to focus on increasing its NIPT reimbursement as well as on pharmaceutical deals for its oncology test and launching a kidney transplantation test.

Abbott CEO Miles White is bullish on the firm's Alinity systems, while Quest and LabCorp see acquisitions as the likely result of further PAMA-related cuts.

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