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Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Sector: Pharmaceutical Preparations Region: UT, United States


: | Nasdaq: MYGN


Similar to: Recordati SpA, Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc., Mast Therapeutics, Inc.

Myriad Genetics, Inc. is a molecular diagnostic company, which focuses on developing and marketing of novel predictive and personalized medicines and prognostic medicine tests. It operates through three reportable segments: Research, Molecular Diagnostics and Companion Diagnostics. The Research segment focuses on the discovery of genes related to major common diseases and includes corporate services such as finance, human resources, legal, and information technology. The Molecular Diagnostics segment provides testing that is designed to assess an individual's risk for developing disease later in life, identify a patient's likelihood of responding to drug therapy and guide a patient's dosing to ensure optimal treatment, or assess a patient's risk of disease progression and disease recurrence. The Companion Diagnostics segment provides testing products and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical research industries. The company was founded by Walter A. Gilbert, Mark H. Skolnick and Peter D. Meldrum in May 1991 and is headquartered in Salt Lake, UT.

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