Navigation Links
Agendia Appoints Seasoned Diagnostics Executive Albert A. Luderer to Supervisory Board
Date:3/5/2009

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California and AMSTERDAM, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia, a world leader in molecular cancer diagnostics, today announced the appointment of Dr. Albert A. (Al) Luderer to its Supervisory Board.

Dr. Luderer has more than 30 years of experience in in vitro medical diagnostics, laboratory medicine and therapeutic development. Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer and President of BioTrove, a privately held company using innovative platform technologies to dramatically increase throughput for pharmaceutical screening and genomics research, accelerating drug-discovery decisions and pipeline development. Dr. Luderer is also the Director of Light Micronics, Inc. and a Scientific Advisory Board member at Washington University's Department of Biomedical Engineering, St. Louis, MO.

"We are very pleased to welcome Al to our Supervisory Board," commented Bernhard Sixt, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Agendia. "As we continue to expand our U.S. activities, Al's extensive experience and track record of success in the diagnostics industry will prove extremely valuable to Agendia's growth." Previously, Dr. Luderer served as Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Light Sciences Corporation where he spearheaded the company's combined business, technical and commercial activities. Prior to joining Light Sciences Corporation, Dr. Luderer was President and Chief Operating Officer at bioMerieux, Inc., a world leader in in vitro diagnostics. From 1987 - 1993, Dr. Luderer was at Boehringer Mannheim Corporation (now Roche) where he was named Vice President of Technology Development and Support. He started his work in the sector at Corning Inc. as a key figure negotiating the joint venture diagnostic company Ciba Corning (now Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics).

Dr. Luderer holds a Bachelor of Arts from Drew University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Rutgers University where he was a National Science Foundation pre-doctoral fellow.

About Agendia

Agendia is at the forefront of the personalized medicine revolution, striving to bring more effective, individualized treatments within reach of patients. Building on a cutting edge genomics platform for tumor gene expression profiling, the company's tests aim to help physicians more accurately tailor cancer treatments. The company markets four products, with several new genomic tests under development. In addition, Agendia collaborates with pharmaceutical companies to develop highly effective personalized drugs in the area of oncology. Agendia was awarded the 2008 North American Oncology Clinical Diagnostics Healthcare Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan. Agendia is based in Huntington Beach, California, and in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

For more information please visit http://www.agendia.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Agendia B.V.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Agendia Publishes Direct Evidence That MammaPrint Predicts Benefit of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer
2. Agendia Appoints VP of Business Development
3. Agendias Breast Cancer Test MammaPrint(R) Standard of Care at Netherlands Cancer Institute - AVL
4. Agendia Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
5. Agendia and Ferrer Announce Exclusive Agreement for Sales of Cancer Diagnostic Services in Four Major European Markets
6. Agendias MammaPrint(R) Receives Prestigious Award From Dutch Innovation Platform
7. Agendia and Agilent Announce Plans to Jointly Develop New Diagnostic Tests, Extend Supply Agreement
8. Agendia BV Appoints Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board
9. Agendia BV Announces That its Chief Research Officer Laura van t Veer has Received a 2007 Breast Cancer Research Foundation Award
10. Agendia Acquires Rights to the Discovery of a Major Drug Resistance Mechanism in Breast Cancer Potentially Leading to a Herceptin(R) Sensitivity Test
11. Agendia Joins the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... Most ... devices with fingerprint recognition for secure access, voice recognition for hands-free communication, and ... consumers are interacting with biometrics technology today. But if they asked Joey ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. , ... UTHR ) announced today that Martine Rothblatt ... Therapeutics will provide an overview and update on the ... Annual Health Care Conference. The presentation will ... a.m. Eastern Time, and can be accessed via a ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ROCHELLE, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) , ... April 27, 2016 ... ... announced today that Jon Clark has joined the company as an Expert Consultant. ... was responsible for industry collaborations and managing the development of small molecule monographs ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... A compact PET scanner ... and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) in existing third-party MRI systems. PET and MRI ... small animal subjects. Simultaneous PET/MRI imaging offers a solution to many challenges that ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/11/2016)... HANOVER, Germany , March 11, 2016 ... - Cross reference: Picture is available at AP Images ( ... scanner from DERMALOG will be used to produce the new refugee ... of other biometric innovations, at CeBIT in Hanover ... LF10 scanner from DERMALOG will be used to produce the new ...
(Date:3/10/2016)... 10, 2016 --> ... report "Identity and Access Management Market by Component (Provisioning, ... Governance), by Organization Size, by Deployment, by Vertical, and ... MarketsandMarkets, The market is estimated to grow from USD ... 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of ...
(Date:3/9/2016)... 9, 2016 This BCC Research report provides ... the RNA Sequencing (RNA Seq) market for the years ... tools and reagents, data analysis, and services. ... the RNA-Sequencing market such as RNA-Sequencing tools and reagents, ... factors affecting each segment and forecast their market growth, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):