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FirstMark's Landmark Clinical Study Successfully Completed that Fulfills the Unmet Need to Access the Risk of Near Term MI
Date:2/16/2012

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- FirstMark today announced the completion of the clinical study for the multiple biomarker cardiovascular blood test PREvent. These clinical results demonstrate the extraordinary effectiveness of the test to predict near term (2-3 years) risk of myocardial infarction and death in patients with suspected or confirmed, insignificant or significant CAD. The clinical study and final data was well received in an oral presentation, An Aggregate of 3 Biomarkers Predict Very High Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Death, by Dr. Stephen E. Epstein, Executive Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute, MedStar Health Research Institute, at the Cardiovascular Research Technologies 2012 Conference in Washington D.C. on February 6, 2012.

The study revealed 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.

"We are very pleased about the outstanding data results, and the promise PREvent brings to cardiovascular medicine," said Thomas Silberg, President and CEO of GenWay Biotech. "It's important for physicians to have a simple method to detect patients at greatest risk of near term MI. Ideally this information will lead to the most aggressive therapy, compliance and management in hope to eliminate MI and reduce death."

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