Qiagen Acquires Diagnostics Maker | September 28, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 39 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 39 | p. 36 | Concentrates
Issue Date: September 28, 2009

Qiagen Acquires Diagnostics Maker

Department: Business
Keywords: diagnostics, personalized medicine

Qiagen, a Dutch assay technology company, has acquired DxS, a diagnostics firm, for $95 million in cash, plus up to $35 million more if certain milestones are met. Based in Manchester, England, DxS develops molecular diagnostic assays that allow oncologists to predict patient response to cancer treatments. Qiagen says DxS’s products work well with its own automation instruments.

 
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