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PE's Diagnostic Start-Up

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Less than four months after securing a broad license from Roche Molecular Systems to use PCR for clinical diagnostics, PE Corp. has hired Roche Molecular's CEO, Kathy Ordonez. PE has tasked her to build a new division within PE that will draw on technology resident in PE's Applied Biosystems Group and Celera Genomics Group, to develop, seek approval for, and market reagent and software-based standardized molecular diagnostic tests that will run on ABI's instruments.

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