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Last $1.94 USD
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sequenom inc (SQNM) Details

Sequenom, Inc., a life sciences company, develops and commercializes molecular diagnostics testing services for the women's health and oncology markets in the United States and internationally. The company provides molecular based laboratory developed tests (LDTs) comprising MaterniT21 PLUS LDT, a noninvasive prenatal test (NIPT) to detect fetal chromosomal abnormalities; HerediT CF LDT, a carrier screen test to identify individuals with cystic fibrosis or genetic mutations; SensiGene fetal Rhesus D (RhD) LDT, a NIPT to determine the presence or absence of RhD factor by direct detection of the fetal RhD genotype in RhD negative mothers from a maternal blood sample; and VisibiliT LDT, a NIPT to detect fetal chromosomal abnormalities by determining the relative amount of chromosomal material present in circulating cell-free DNA in a maternal blood sample. It also offers a microarray test that uses fetal samples obtained by amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling under the NextView brand; additional carrier screening tests for Ashkenazi Jewish disorders, spinal muscular atrophy, and fragile X syndrome under the HerediT brand; and RetnaGene age-related macular degeneration (AMD) test to predict the risk of a patient with dry or early stage AMD progressing to wet or advanced choroidal neovascular disease within 2, 5, and 10 years. The company serves physicians and client laboratories. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

448 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/10/15
Founded in 1994

sequenom inc (SQNM) Top Compensated Officers

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Interim Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $407.6K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $343.9K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Governance...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.2K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $111.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sequenom inc (SQNM) Key Developments

Sequenom, Inc. Announces Management Changes

Sequenom Inc. announced the appointment of Dirk van den Boom, Ph.D. to the position of interim President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. van den Boom succeeds William J. Welch following his resignation from that role, and as a director, to pursue other interests. In addition, Dr. van den Boom will continue to serve as the company’s Chief Scientific and Strategy Officer. Prior to his appointment as Interim President and CEO, Dr. van den Boom served as Chief Scientific and Strategy Officer since June 2014, and before that as Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Technology Officer beginning in December 2012. Dr. van den Boom joined the company in 1998 at the company's Hamburg office, subsequently serving in various management roles of increasing responsibility.

Sequenom Inc. Presents at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference - New York, Sep-16-2015 03:40 PM

Sequenom Inc. Presents at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference - New York, Sep-16-2015 03:40 PM. Venue: The Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, United States. Speakers: Carolyn D. Beaver, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, William J. Welch, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director.

Sequenom Mulls Acquisitions

Sequenom Inc. (NasdaqGS:SQNM) is seeking acquisitions. Sequenom Inc. has filed a shelf registration in the amount of $300.00 million. Sequenom will also use a portion of the net proceeds to acquire or invest in businesses, products and technologies that are complementary to our own, although we have no current plans, commitments or agreements with respect to any acquisitions as of the date of this prospectus.


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