Navigation Links
Empire Genomics Awarded SBIR Phase I Grant from NCI for Companion Diagnostics for Multiple Myeloma
Date:5/28/2013

BUFFALO, N.Y., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire Genomics, LLC (www.empiregenomics.com) has been awarded a Phase I SBIR Grant by the National Institute of Health/National Cancer Institute to develop a genomic companion diagnostic test for multiple myeloma (MM). This is the first SBIR grant Empire Genomics has been awarded and it will be funded through October 2013. The Company plans to use these funds to further develop its licensed technology to investigate methods in genomics to predict MM patient response to therapeutic treatments.

"Providing clinical tests that help physicians and patients better understand ideal treatments is critically important to disease management and lowering cost of healthcare," said Anthony Johnson , President & CEO of Empire Genomics. "We are excited to continue working on this assay and with pharmaceutical firms who are developing treatments for MM as we think it will be a useful resource to accelerate clinical trials and ultimately approvals."  

This SBIR funding is further validation of the Empire licensed technology, the need for companion testing in this disease area and fills a void in the early-stage funding required to develop innovative molecular diagnostics.    

About Empire Genomics

Empire Genomics LLC is a firm in the field of molecular genomic testing specializing in oncology. The company offers a wide range of best-in-class services that are used to detect genomic changes. The firm is a leader in the field of personalized medicine and helps clinicians, drug developers and researchers answer key questions in disease diagnosis, disease prognosis, and determining treatment for diseases. 

Contact:

Sonya Stutts

716-856-3873

This press release was issued through eReleases® Press Release Distribution
'/>"/>

SOURCE Empire Genomics, LLC
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Research Alert -- Empire Asset Management Co. Initiates Coverage on Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS)
2. Empire Genomics Licenses Novel DNA Biomarker for Use in Diagnosing and Creating a Companion Diagnostic Test for Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer
3. Synthetic Genomics Inc. Hires Industry Leader George E. Stagnitti to Head Food and Nutritional Products Development Program
4. New England Biolabs Signs Agreement with Synthetic Genomics Inc. to Launch Gibson Assembly™ Master Mix for Molecular and Synthetic Biology Applications
5. Rubicon Genomics and Agendia Sign Agreement for Use of TransPLEX® Whole Genome RNA Amplification Technology With Symphony™ Cancer Diagnostics
6. Synthetic Genomics Inc. Purchases 81 Acre Site in South California Desert for Scale up and Testing of Innovative Algae Strains
7. Rosetta Genomics Pays Off Secured Loan and Reclaims Unencumbered Rights to All Assets
8. First Plant Genomics Yield Technology Progresses
9. Rosetta Genomics Announces Closing of Public Offering of 5.5 Million Ordinary Shares
10. Rosetta Genomics Receives 2012 North American Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan
11. Rosetta Genomics Expands Management Team, Laboratory Capacities and Commercial Operations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/18/2014)... Athena Signature Series: Turning Cancer ‘Off’ – featuring ... professor in the Regulatory Biology Laboratory at the Salk Institute, ... to an “off switch” for drug resistance in cancer. , ... research is making a global impact in the fight against ... host Cheryl K. Goodman, CEO of Social Global Mobile LLC, ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 Array Architects ... and design expertise to the nation's hospitals and health ... served by those dedicating their careers to the advancement ... respected contributor in her respective field, Laura Silvoy has ... at the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference. , Laura ...
(Date:11/17/2014)... (PRWEB) November 17, 2014 The ... Microgram Weights " describes the challenges of becoming ... achieve accredited status for calibration weights in the ... laboratories, weight manufacturers and any scientists involved in ... of design, handling, manufacturing and calibration of weights ...
(Date:11/15/2014)... As part of an ongoing ... in its network and logistics capabilities to meet ... the complex requirements of the industry. , The ... logistics and transportation, and includes opening new QuickSTAT ... will be an emphasis on Customer Service capabilities, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Array Healthcare Simulation Expert Slated to Speak at Winter Simulation Conference 2New White Paper on Microgram Weights Describes How to Achieve Traceable Measurement Down to 0.05 Milligrams 2QuickSTAT Announces Global Expansion Plan to Enhance Its Global Network and Cold Chain Logistics Capabilities for Life Sciences 2
... The Medical Affairs Company LLC,(TMAC(R)), the leading ... today a significant expansion of its medical,communications division. ... an increasing client demand for clinician-staffed,project-based medical information ... the size of its Medical Communications division to,better ...
... Innovative Technology for the Minimally Invasive Treatment of ... Approval PathwayEAST PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 23 IlluminOss ... innovative IlluminOss(TM) Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System for orthopedic ... ISO 13485 Certificate of Registration issued by BSI ...
... BOZEN, Italy, February 23 Health Robotics ... a definitive agreement whereby Can-Med,has acquired the ... in Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan,Iran, Mongolia, ... first and only automated, point-of-care-distributed, and fail-safe,robotic ...
Cached Biology Technology:The Medical Affairs Company Expands Its Medical Communications Division 2IlluminOss Medical Receives ISO 13485 Certification 2Health Robotics Expands i.v.STATION(TM) Partnership With Can-Med in 10 Countries Within Central Asia 2Health Robotics Expands i.v.STATION(TM) Partnership With Can-Med in 10 Countries Within Central Asia 3
(Date:11/4/2014)... 2014) – A majority of Madagascar,s 101 species of ... serious consequences for the rainforests they call home. A ... impacts lemurs can have on rainforest tree populations, which ... have on the region,s rich biodiversity. , A large ... by lemurs. Lemurs in turn disperse the seeds ...
(Date:11/3/2014)... Center study published in this month,s ... the activity of a recently discovered communication molecule of ... has been known to limit inflammation and the current ... IL-37 inhibits the ability of the immune system to ... that underlies IL-37,s effect on the immune system now ...
(Date:11/2/2014)... World , James Dacey explores the ways in which ... their innovations from the lab into the commercial market. ... start-up companies as they move from prototype to product ... factors: physics-based inventions are usually far from market-ready when ... a lot more complicated than had been originally thought. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Gardeners of Madagascar rainforest at risk 2Gardeners of Madagascar rainforest at risk 3PNAS: From HIV to cancer, IL-37 regulates immune system 2The 'valley of death' facing physics start-ups 2
... (NAS) and Institute of Medicine (IOM) today released SCIENCE, ... public a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of the current ... science classroom. Recent advances in science and medicine, ... the past 150 years, have reinforced evolution,s role as ...
... the latest American Chemical Society (ACS) News Service Weekly PressPac ... Engineering News.,Please credit the individual journal or the American Chemical ... IS FOR IMMEDIATE USE EXCEPT ARTICLE #5, which is embargoed ... ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...
... researchers have uncovered a critical difference between flu viruses that ... monitor the evolution of avian flu strains and aid in ... The researchers found that a virus,s ability to infect humans ... of receptor on the surface of human respiratory cells. ...
Cached Biology News:Scientific evidence supporting evolution continues to grow 2Scientific evidence supporting evolution continues to grow 3American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 2American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 3American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 4American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 5American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 6American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 7American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 8American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- Jan. 2, 2008 9MIT finds key to avian flu in humans 2MIT finds key to avian flu in humans 3
PI/RNase Staining Buffer Solution , 100 ml Consult technical datasheet for details....
Selenoprotein P Purified Anti-Mouse clone 35, Isotype Mouse IgG 2b , 50 µg Consult technical datasheet for details....
Anti-Mouse Reticular Fibroblast, Purified (Clone ER-TR7) (rat IgG2a)...
...
Biology Products: