Posts tagged “LabCorp”

Updated September 20

Premium Lock LabCorp names former Quintiles exec to lead Covance

John Ratliff, who resigned as president of Quintiles for "personal reasons" in 2013, is taking over as CEO of Covance Drug Development, which is now owned by LabCorp.

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September 19

Premium Lock LabCorp donates building to Burlington's Impact Alliance

LabCorp Impact Alamance will use the building to create collaborative working and meeting space with non-profit organizations.

September 8

Premium Lock CEO of LabCorp's Covance division is stepping down

LabCorp Deborah Keller, chief executive officer of the Covance Drug Development division, has told LabCorp that she intends to resign on Oct. 1.

August 25

Premium Lock LabCorp acquisition of Sequenom passes regulatory review

LabCorp Laboratory Corporation of America's planned acquisition of Sequenom Inc. has cleared antitrust review.

Updated June 8

Premium Lock Triangle headlines: NC in Fortune 500; TWC being 'bullied;' H-1Bs in Charlotte; Metabolon deal

Triangle headlines In our latest wrapup of Triangle headlines from other publications, catch up on reports about the new Fortune 500 and what North Carolina firms made it as well as news about Time Warner Cable, Metabolon and an investigation into H-1B visas in Charlotte.

June 6

Premium Lock LabCorp offers Zika virus test; RTI to host forum on the threat

Zika virus concerns LabCorp is rolling out a Zika virus test as concerns about the threat mount. Meanwhile, RTI International will host a forum about Zika on Tuesday with Congressman David Price.

May 20

Premium Lock 2 Bayer units sold; INC ideathon; Teamworks lacrosse deal; bladder cancer test

Tech briefs Tech briefs: Two business units of Bayer Environmental Science are sold; INC plans an ideathon to improve clinical trials; Durham-based Teamworks strikes a deal with Major League Lacrosse; and LabCorp launches a recently approved bladder cancer test.

May 9

Premium Lock Triangle headlines: $55M Duke Energy-Duke U. power project; Cree patent deal; LabCorp colon cancer blood test; Cree's board

Triangle headlines In today's wrapup of Triangle related tech and life science news: Duke Energy and Duke University are collaborating on a $55 million energy project; Cree settles a patent suit; LabCorp launches a new blood test targeting colon cancer; and Cree names former Advanced Auto Parts CEO to board.

Updated May 3

Premium Lock Analyst: Q-IMS merger could trigger more deals; why Street doesn't like Q deal

Tech mergers Tuesday's merger of Quintiles with IMS Health Services might trigger other CRO deals affecting the Triangle, says Chapel Hill-based analyst Andrew Schafer of Industry Standard Research. Also, Wall Street is giving the Q deal the thumbs down as shares tumble 8 percent. Why? Schafer explains. Plus, a Bloomberg columnist weighs in.

April 19

Premium Lock LabCorp-INC merger talks ignites little enthusiasm on Street

INC Research News that Burlington-based LabCorp and Raleigh-based INC Research are possibly talking about a merger has ignited little excitement on Wall Street.

Updated April 6

Premium Lock Triangle headlines: Ex-Army Ranger's startup; Moogfest wants $$$; 8 TED lessons; LabCorp's investment

Triangle headlines In a roundup of Triangle tech news as reported by other media outlets: An ex-Army Ranger is building a promising startup; Moogfest wants financial support from Durham; a recap of the recent TEDx event in Raleigh; and a Boston firm lands backing from LabCorp.

December 10, 2015

Premium Lock LabCorp to acquire medical testing, services firm Pathology Inc.

LabCorp Burlington-based LabCorp is making another acquisition. This time the lab testing and life science services giant is buying California-based Pathology, Inc.

June 5, 2015

Premium Lock Quintiles among few NC risers in latest Fortune 500

Fortune Quintiles is one of only four North Carolina companies that improved their standing in the 2015 Fortune 500 list. Quintiles also is one of only two N.C. life science firms to make the elite, just slightly below rival LabCorp.

Updated April 28, 2015

Premium Lock Covance boosts LabCorp earnings; ESPN sues Verizon; data case to SCOTUS; Apple Pay for Discover; Raleigh startup raises $470,000

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Covance gives a boost to LabCorp earnings but currency headwinds hurt; ESPN sues Verizon over unbundling; the Supreme Court to hear personal data privacy case; Discover supports Apple Pay; and a Raleigh photo app startup raises $470,000.

Updated April 21, 2015

Premium Lock LabCorp first to join genetic data share group

LabCorp Leading health diagnostics firm Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) (NYSE: LH), is the first participant in BRCA Share, a novel datashare initiative to provide scientists and laboratory organizations around the world with open access to genetic data associated with cancer.

Updated February 20, 2015

Premium Lock LabCorp's $6.2B deal; IBM targets EMC; DeSoto cab now Flywheel; Yahoo leyes apps for $$$; Samsung vs. Apple Pay

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: LabCorp's $6.2 billion deal for Covance closes; IBM's new flash storage targets EMC; DeSoto cab now Flywheel; Yahoo looks to mobile apps for cash; and Samsung targets Apple Pay with LoopPay deal.

Updated November 3, 2014

Premium Lock LabCorp to buy Covance in deal worth $6.1 billion

Burlington-based Laboratory Corporation of America plans to buy Covance in a deal worth some $6.1 billion. The acquisition would form what LabCorp is calling "the world's largest healthcare diagnostics company."

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Updated October 29, 2014

Premium Lock LabCorp earnings decline; Centice makes big sale; Facebook advertising surges; old Apple brings top dollar; FTC picks privacy expert

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's revenue climbs but earnings decline; Centice in RTP makes big sale in drug abuse technology; Facebook's advertising soars; an old Apple sells for a lot of money; and the FTC's new top technologist is a privacy expert.

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