Commenting on the significant potential of personalized medicine, Burns noted that "AssureRx represents an exciting opportunity to bring cutting-edge pharmacogenetic science and informatics together into practical use for the benefit of behavioral health patients. The company's first product will be GeneSightRx(TM), a lab-developed test which uses cutting edge technology to measure and analyze several important genetic variants in psychiatric medicine. The results of the report can help a doctor understand the way a patient's unique genetic makeup may affect how certain psychiatric drugs work."
"I believe that this technology has the potential to place AssureRx on the forefront of the emerging personalized medicine market. I look forward to leading the company during this exciting period of its development."
AssureRx is a personalized medicine company that specializes in pharmacogenetics and is dedicated to helping physicians determine the right drug at the right dose for individual patients suffering from medical conditions. The company was founded in June 2006 to license and commercialize industry-leading personalized medicine technology of Mayo Clinic and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. More information on AssureRx: www.assurerxhealth.com
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