The Exosome Center of Excellence program is designed to allow clinical centers already performing clinical research on blood based biomarkers in exosomes early access to the EXO50 exosome isolation and extraction technology, ahead of commercial launch. The goals of the early access program are to gain feedback from the clinical research community on the performance of the EXO50 kit, while generating clinically relevant data that can used immediately in the research setting.
Exosome Diagnostics rapid isolation and extraction technology produces high-quality RNA and DNA, including full length mRNA and microRNA, from patient blood (serum and plasma), for analysis by standard PCR, array, and sequencing instruments. Exosome Diagnostics proprietary technology, under development as EXO50, will enable clinicians to perform real-time biomarker analysis on patient plasma and serum samples, allowing for the advancement of personalized medicine. Exosome Diagnostics recently announced a partnership with QIAGEN for global commercialization of clinical research kits for extraction of RNA from biofluid exosomes, starting in 2014.
About Exosome Diagnostics
Exosome Diagnostics is a leading developer of biofluid-based molecular diagnostic tests for use in personalized medicine. Exosomes are packaged and shed into all biofluids, including blood, urine and CSF, providing a stable source for intact, cell-specific nucleic acids. The company's proprietary exosome technology makes use of the presence and natural stability of RNA in exosomes to detect and measure levels of genes responsible for cancer and other diseases. The company is commercializing in vitro diagnostic tests for use in companion diagnostic applications and real-time monitoring of disease. For more information, please visit www.exosomedx.com.
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