Archive | Clinical Diagnostics and Tools

http://kopydepot.com/business-cards We will report important news in clinical diagnostics and life science tools as it affects our portfolio.The top market sectors are sequencing and molecular diagnostics.

What’s Up with the Biotech Rally?…Updates

see post Update-1 1/20/19…XBI at $83.38 approaching November resistance at $85 Barron’s 2019 Roundtable biopharma picks: Abbvie (ABBV), Roche Holding (ROG), Gilead Sciences (GILD). ======= Biotech Rally Continues from the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference Slow and steady gains for biotech rally in 2019 Volatility and sentiment good for traders January effect after horrible December 2018 We appear to […]

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2019 J.P.Morgan Conference Update: Healthcare Stocks Rally with Break-Outs…Updates

http://tedhenson.com/?p=13 Update 1/14 After close: Biopharmas on the weak side from drug pricing politics. Both parties focused on pharmaceutical drug prices. IBB at $107.17 down 1.69% ; XBI at $80.12 down 2.29%. Red screen for Mid-Caps; BLUE BPMC NKTR all up a tad. Update 1/13 10:30P Sunday- With Futures Weak and Momentum Waning XBI at resistance $81.98 […]

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2019 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Notes #1 Panel: Reinventing the Disease Continuum Through Precision Health…Update

Update-1…1/21/19 Liquid Biopsy I attended a Panel Session on Cancer Liquid Biopsy and although progress is being made on molecular diagnostics there are no newsworthy breakthroughs nor actual data showing a hard timeline. Here is an article from  BIO 2016. There are over 70 genes that need to be tested and voluminous data is being generated […]

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Biotech Snapshot: Healthcare Sector Remains Strong-Updates

8/24/18 After Close: Rally Continues with 10/11 Sectors Higher XLV finishes at all time high at $91.89 FED’s Powell Defends Gradual Interest Rate Policy despite Trump pressure Oil Surges 15 to $68.57 on supply concerns with Iran sanctions Major indices hit 52 week highs: S&P 500, Russell 2000, NASDAQ Composite IBB at $117.40 pushing toward 2018 FEB […]

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Rayno Life Science Portfolio Flash Update: Roche and FMI Merger; Update with XBI breakout

Rayno Life Science Portfolio FMI: Personalized Medicine for Oncology We are on vacation this week but need to update you on Roche (RHHBY) complete buyout of Foundation Medicine (FMI) one of our top picks in personalized medicine for oncology. FMI is up 28% to $136.50 in the pre-market. We added FMI to our top picks on […]

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ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally : Teetering at the Top But a Leading Sector

ASCO 2018 Biotech Rally: Biotechs, Techs, and Semis Lead Market Higher Mid-Caps show huge gains but with high volatility. FBT at 142.91, IBB lagging at $110.52, XBI leading at $97.77 IWC Micro-Cap ETF breaking out up 11% YTD. Healthcare (XLV) comes to life lately up over 2% YTD. As we predicted in early May Mid-Cap […]

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2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference #4 Notes from Panel: Key Trends in Diagnostics and Lifesciences

Key Trends in Diagnostics and Lifesciences: Promise, Reality Reimbursement Panel Moderator: Ken Bahk, Three Lake Partners. Panelists- Nathan Ledeboer, Medical College of Wisconsin,Victoria Pratt, Indiana University School of Medicine, Nick Papadopolous, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Here are some takeaways from the session that covers novel tests, clinical diagnostic reimbursement and CPT codes(no slides were […]

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2018 J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference #2: Digital Health Session Notes

2018 Digital Health Panel: Is Digital Health at an Inflection Point? A packed session in the Colonial Room at the J.P.Morgan Healthcare Conference heard a panel of scientists, investors and entrepreneurs moderated by Lloyd B.Minor M.D., Dean, Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Stanford University School of Medicine (we hope to add panel members’ names later), discuss […]

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What’s Up With Diagnostics and Tools Stocks? Big Winners Are In Personalized Medicine- FMI, ILMN

Clinical Diagnostics and Tools: Big Winners Are In Genomics and Personalized Medicine Slower growth in routine clinical diagnostics, tools are favored. Hologic has a unique business model for women’s health and diagnostics. Gene sequencing is important for future clinical applications and biopharma R&D. We haven’t updated our Clinical Diagnostics and Tools Portfolio since the severe […]

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Rayno Diagnostics and Tools Revisited: Sector Outperformance That Tracks Biotech

Life Science Tools and Services Stocks Have Outperformed Biopharmaceuticals With Less Volatility Large Caps Are Winners in 2017 We have not covered the Life Science Tools and Diagnostics sector since early 2016 when life science stocks abruptly sold off. We have focused on biotech ETFs and Biopharmaceuticals because the upside looked more promising due to […]

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