IRVING, Texas, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CDX Holdings, a newly-formed holding company that is the parent company of Caris Diagnostics (Caris Dx) and Caris Molecular Diagnostics (CMDx), announced today that George Poste, D.V.M., Ph.D, F.R.C. Path, F.R.S., will be expanding his involvement with the company, serving as Non-Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Advisor of CDX Holdings and Non-Executive Chairman of CMDx. Dr. Poste has been a Director of Caris Dx, and now CDX Holdings, since November of 2006. He also acts as Senior Technical Advisor to Caris, Ltd., which owns a controlling stake in CDX Holdings.
Dr. Poste is Chief Scientist of the Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative and Director of The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University. The research programs led by Dr. Poste combine research in biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials science and advanced computing. He also serves as Chief Executive of Health Technology Networks, a consulting firm that specializes in the application of genomic technologies and computing in healthcare. From 1992 to 1999, he was Chief Science and Technology Officer and president of Research & Development for SmithKline Beecham, where he oversaw the registration of 31 drug, vaccine and diagnostic products. Dr. Poste is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, a Fellow of the Royal Society and the UK Academy of Medicine, a Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University and a member of the Council for Foreign Relations.
"George has been an invaluable asset to Caris since he first joined our
Board in 2006. We look forward to getting the benefit of the additional
contributions that George now will be able to offer in his more active role
within our companies," said David D. Halbert, Chairman of CDX Holdings.
"His understanding and foresight in diagnostics and personalized medicine
is tremendous. He was instrumental in formulating our strategy that brought
us into molecular diagn
|SOURCE CDX Holdings|
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