Genetic Testing - A Global Update of Market Trends & Opportunities

Jan 29, 2010, 07:53 ET from Reportlinker

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Genetic Testing - A Global Update of Market Trends & Opportunities

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Genetic testing, which of-late has been transforming itself from service driven to product-driven market is expected to provide an impetus to diagnostic companies with respect to expansion of their operations. Genetic testing market has been witnessing a rise in demand from various quarters, which include medical, paternity & forensics departments, immigration & insurance sectors and DNA banks. Increasing emphasis on the need to develop new and more effective testing methods is projected to further propel the market growth. The early detection of genetic disorders using genetic testing would significantly reduce morbidity as well mortality rates.

These and other market data and trends are presented in "Genetic Testing: A Global Update of Market Trends & Opportunities" by BizAcumen, Inc. Our reports are designed to be most comprehensive in geographic coverage and vertical market analyses.

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CONTENTS

1. METHODOLOGY 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Quantitative Techniques & Reporting Level 3

2. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW AND OUTLOOK 3

Progressing from Service Driven to Product-Driven Market 3

Genetic Testing Outlook Brightens 4

Issues & Trends Affecting the Market 4

Challenges Faced 4

Online Approach Gains Momentum 5

Recommendations of ACOG and ACGM Augments Demand for CF Testing 5

Ethical Issues & Need for Appropriate Regulating Policies 6

Routine Clinical Testing Vs. Predictive Genetic Testing 6

Issues Related to Genetic Tests for Obesity 7

Competition 8

3. PRODUCT FACTS 8

Prenatal Diagnosis 8

Newborn Screening 8

Pharmacogenetics/Pharmacogenomics 9

Predictive Testing 9

4. CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 9

Pfizer Animal Health to Take Over Bovigen and Catapult Genetics 9

DNA Testing Systems Inks Agreement with DNAPrint Genomics 10

PerkinElmer Acquires Newborn Metabolic Screening Assets of

Pediatrix 10

Hologic Acquires Third Wave 10

Dako Denmark Receives FDA Approval for TOP2A FISH pharmDx Device 11

Abbott Partners with Roche, OSI and Genentech 11

Lab21 Partners with Amgen 11

Medical Solutions Acquires Autogen Bioclear 12

Nanobac to Acquire DNAPrint Genomics 12

HairDX and Bosley Join Hands for Offering Genetic Test for

Baldness 12

Nioxin Inks Agreement with HairDX 13

Clinical Data Introduces Genetic Test for HCM 13

Iverson Genetic Diagnostics Unveils Warfarin Sensitivity Tests 13

HairDX Unveils New Test for Predicting Female Hair Loss 14

HairDX Introduces Genetic Test for Male Baldness 14

Orchid Cellmark Acquires ReliaGene Technologies 14

Celera Takes Over Atria Genetics 15

Roche Acquires 454 Life Sciences 15

BioServe and DNAPrint Genomics Form Strategic Alliance 15

Gentris Divests Stake in Genetic Testing Unit 16

LabCorp Announces Genetic Test Partnership for Bucindolol

Prescription 16

Newsham Genetics Takes Over Monsanto Choice Genetics 16

BioServe Takes Over Genomics Collaborative 17

CytoDyn Completes Acquisition of Advanced Genetic Technologies 17

Sorenson Genomics Takes Over Identigene 17

Clinical Data Enters into a License Agreement with VCGS 17

Clinical Data Collaborates with George Washington University 18

Luminex Takes Over TM Bioscience 18

Schering-Plough Enters into a Contract with Warnex 19

Cepheid Acquires Sangtec 19

Medco Collaborates with Mayo 19

Lab21 to Offer CLDA's Genetic Test for Cardiac Channelopathy 19

Clinical Data Pockets Epidauros Biotechnologie 20

Beijing Adinovo Gene and GENDIA Ink Genetic Test Exchange

Agreement 20

Genetic Technologies Forms Alliance with UTEK 21

QIAGEN Acquires Digene 21

Luminex Inks Development Licensing Agreement with Mayo Clinic 21

Clinical Data Introduces Pharmacogenetic Test for Clozapine 21

Seegene Launches 18-Plex Genotyping Test 22

InterGenetics Introduces Onco Vue 22

Applied Biosystems Introduces Novel DNA Technologies 23

Dabur Introduces CML Quest 23

deCODE Launches deCODE T2 23

DNAPrint Announces the Launch of Ancestry Indicator 23

5. MAJOR PLAYERS 24

Abbott Laboratories (USA) 24

Abbott Molecular Inc. (USA) 24

Applied Biosystems Inc. (USA) 24

AutoGenomics, Inc. (USA) 25

BioRad Laboratories (USA) 25

Celera Group (USA) 25

Clinical Data, Inc. (USA) 25

Genzyme Genetics (USA) 26

Orchid Cellmark, Inc. (USA) 26

PerkinElmer, Inc. (USA) 26

Quest Diagnostics, Inc. (USA) 26

Roche Diagnostics, Corp. (Switzerland) 27

Roche Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (USA) 27

Sciona, Limited (USA) 27

6. MARKET ANALYTICS 28

7. THE UNITED STATES 29

Newborn Testing Gain Ground 29

Predictive Screening-Another Growth Area 29

Direct-to-Consumer Testing - A Growing Market 30

US Regulatory Environment 31

Genetic Testing Set for Big Boost with New Legislation 31

DNA-Based Testing to Move Beyond Research Laboratories 31

8. CANADA 33

9. JAPAN 33

10. EUROPE 34

11. REST OF WORLD 37

Asia & Latin America: The Future Market for Genetic Testing 37

Approval of Experiments on Human Embryos in New Zealand 37

Singapore Sets Guidelines for Genetic Research and Testing 38

EXHIBITS

Table 1: Percentage Breakdown of Leading Players in the

Genetic Testing Market in the World - 2005

Table 2: Global Genetic Testing Market by Region for the

Period 2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 3: Percentage Breakdown of Global Genetic Testing Market

by Region for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 4: US Prenatal and Newborn Genetic Testing Market:

2007-2010 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 5: Genetic Testing Market by Segment in the US:

2007-2015 (Sales in US$ Million)

Table 6: Percentage Breakdown of Genetic Testing Market by

Segment in the US for the Years 2008 & 2012

Table 7: Canadian Genetic Testing Market: 2007-2015 (Sales in

US$ Million)

Table 8: Japanese Genetic Testing Market: 2007-2015 (Sales in

US$ Million)

Table 9: European Genetic Testing Market: 2007-2015 (Sales in

US$ Million)

Table 10: Rest of World Genetic Testing Market: 2007-2015

(Sales in US$ Million)

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