Icon doubles storage capacity; AstraZeneca signs genomics deal with Foundation Medicine;

> Cmed is moving into a new facility in Durham, NC, giving it 50% more space. News

> French CMO Synerlab has acquired Lyofal, which specializes in outsourcing lyophilization services for R&D, formulation and manufacturing. Story

> Icon ($ICLR) has expanded its biorepository capacity at its Farmingdale, NY, facility, doubling its global storage capabilities. More

> Innovent Biologics is spending $25 million to grow its pipeline and manufacturing capabilities in Suzhou, China. Article

> After some high-profile outsourcing missteps have tanked drugmakers' ambitions, pharma companies and the FDA are struggling to keep tabs on CROs. Item

> AstraZeneca ($AZN) has signed a deal with Foundation Medicine to discover genomic alterations that will help steer decision-making in cancer R&D. Report

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