Flatiron Health has revealed part of how it plans to develop into the disruptive force in cancer drug R&D that investors envisaged when they gave it $130 million in May. The latest piece of the plan is a deal with testing firm Foundation Medicine, which will contribute genomic profiling data to a cancer analytics platform.
Diagnostics luminary Foundation Medicine is generating some upward momentum, fueled by growing revenues and the success of its clinical tests. Tech giant Google has taken note and is signing onto the company's cancer diagnostics by offering them to employees.
WuXi PharmaTech has struck a deal with the genomics experts at Foundation Medicine, signing on to offer the company's cancer-decoding services to drug developers in its native China.
Foundation Medicine is teaming up with the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas for a new trial of the the Cambridge, MA-based company's molecular diagnostic cancer test that targets therapies matched to individual patients.
Revenue isn't yet growing fast enough for cancer diagnostics darling Foundation Medicine, making the recent New York State Department of Health approval of the Massachusetts company's two initial cancer tests all the more significant.
Diagnostics darling Foundation Medicine generated a large increase in revenue during its 2014 first quarter. But it also faced much higher net losses as it continued to pour more money into expanding its commercial and business development operations.
The bearish market that led Lombard Medical to delay its IPO and TriVascular Technologies to price below its range has scuttled a fundraise from diagnostics luminary Foundation Medicine.
Foundation Medicine will develop a companion diagnostic test for use with a Clovis Oncology drug now in mid-stage clinical trials to treat patients with ovarian cancer.
Foundation Medicine recently revealed plans to raise up to $150 million in a secondary offering to fuel R&D and announced on Thursday that it is teaming up with Clovis Oncology to develop an innovative companion diagnostic for ovarian cancer.
Cancer diagnostics wunderkind Foundation Medicine has revealed plans to raise as much as $150 million in a secondary offering to fuel domestic and international expansion and the development of new products to keep the growth engine running.