Navigation Links
FirstMark Exhibiting at the American College of Cardiology 61st Annual Scientific Sessions & Expo
Date:3/22/2012

CHICAGO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FirstMark, the diagnostic division of GenWay Biotech, Inc., is pleased to announce that the company will be exhibiting at the 61st Annual Scientific Sessions & Expo of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in Chicago, March 24-27, Booth #15084. FirstMark will showcase the new cardiovascular test PREvent. PREvent is the first and only multiple biomarker blood test that accurately predicts near term (2-3 years) risk of myocardial infarction and death for coronary artery disease patients. PREvent is an exciting development in cardiovascular medicine, addressing the unmet need to access the risk of near term MI.

"The ACC's Scientific Sessions & Expo is one of the largest and most prestigious conferences attended by cardiologists. The meeting's focus on scientific innovation and clinical application in cardiology makes it a perfect venue for FirstMark to share the remarkable research data and benefits of PREvent. We are pleased to have this opportunity, and look forward to meeting with cardiologists attending the conference," said Thomas Silberg, President and CEO of GenWay Biotech.

PREvent provides superior cardiac risk information by identifying the top 5% of CAD at the highest risk of MI with a hazard ratio of 5.5. The data showed an annual average of 18.2% of significant CAD patients with all three biomarkers elevated experienced a myocardial infarction or death, compared to only 2.45% of significant CAD patients with all biomarkers normal.  The multiple biomarker model adds markedly to traditional risk-prediction by significantly improving C-statistics from 0.695 for base model to 0.750, distinguishing high risk from low risk subjects.

Details about the test's research will be given in an oral research poster presentation at the conference, "An Aggregate of Pathway-Related Biomarkers Predict Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Death," 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Sunday, March 25. (Session 1167 – Acute Coronary Syndromes: Clinical / McCormick Place South, Hall A, Poster Board: 117.) The abstract will be available following the presentation at FirstMarkPREvent.com.

About FirstMark
FirstMark is a division of GenWay Biotech, Inc. The FirstMark division is focused on the development and commercialization of non-invasive diagnostic and health monitoring tests for unmet clinical needs. Headquarters are located in the heart of San Diego's biotech community in the Sorrento Valley/Mesa area. For additional information please visit FirstMarkPREvent.com.

Media Contact: Deborah Moore of GenWay Biotech, +1-858-458-0866, dmoore@genwaybio.com

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE GenWay Biotech Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Expanded Findings for FirstMarks Completed Clinical Study for Predicting Near-Term (2-3 Years) MI
2. Inaugural Meeting of the FirstMark Scientific Board of Advisors
3. FirstMarks Landmark Clinical Study Successfully Completed that Fulfills the Unmet Need to Access the Risk of Near Term MI
4. FirstMark to Exhibit at Cardiovascular Research Technologies (CRT) 2012 Conference
5. DATATRAK Exhibiting at the DIAs 46th Annual Meeting
6. Environmental Tectonics Corporation Exhibiting at the Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society
7. Perry Baromedical Corporation Exhibiting at MEDICA 2008
8. More than half of Americans doubt US global leadership in 2020
9. Karyopharm Therapeutics Announces Multiple Presentations on Selective Inhibitors of Nuclear Export (SINE) in Solid and Hematologic Malignancy Models and Spontaneous Canine Cancers at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Meeting
10. Bioforce Receives American Botanical Councils Tyler Award
11. Herbal Microscopy Book Receives American Botanical Councils James A. Duke Book Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... , ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... has concluded that “in the setting of previously treated, advanced pancreatic cancer, liquid ... defining the optimal patient population and timing of blood sampling may improve the ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG ) announced ... as its chief science officer — a new position ... Neogen effective Jan. 1. Kephart has served ... of Thermo Fisher Scientific, as well as animal health ... industry experience also includes the management of a team ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... - Zenith Capital Corp. ("Zenith" or the "Company") announces webcast details ... Company,s Annual and Special Meeting. The Zenith ... Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Mount Royal ... Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, Alberta , ... management information circular, containing the matters to be considered at ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... , Dec. 7, 2016  Biocom, the association for the ... statement below following passage of 21 st Century Cures ... November 30 by a 392-26 vote and in the Senate ... be attributed to Joe Panetta , president & CEO ... will give hope to millions of patients around the world. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:12/6/2016)... , Dec. 6, 2016  Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. ... has priced an offering of €500.0 million principal amount of ... principal amount of its 2.425% senior unsecured notes due 2026. ... to occur on December 13, 2016, subject to the satisfaction of ... annual basis. The Company intends ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... 2016 Securus Technologies, a leading provider ... public safety, investigation, corrections and monitoring, and the ... five (5) year funding commitment by Securus to ... rehabilitation and reentry support to more inmates and ... 2004, the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) is an ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... , December 1, 2016 ... type (Fingerprint, Voice), Future Technology (Iris Recognition System), ... Region - Global Forecast to 2021", published by ... 442.7 Million in 2016, and is projected to ... a CAGR of 14.06%.      (Logo: ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):