Navigation Links
GeneNews appoints Canadian Colorectal Cancer Advisory Board
Date:11/19/2008

TORONTO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - GeneNews Limited (TSX: GEN), a company focused on developing blood-based biomarker tests for the early detection of diseases and personalized health management, today announced the formation of a Canadian Colorectal Cancer Advisory Board. Drs. Lawrence Cohen, Jeffrey Baker, Khursheed JeeJeebhoy, Andy Smith and Mr. Barry Stein will advise GeneNews on clinical and patient adoption strategies for the Canadian commercialization of ColonSentry(TM), the world's first blood-based screening test to determine a person's current risk for colorectal cancer.

"Following our July launch of ColonSentry(TM), we are increasing the availability of our test across the Greater Toronto Area and plan to expand into other regions of Canada through 2009," said Dr. Heiner Dreismann, Interim CEO and Lead Director of GeneNews. "This group of experts has been assisting us in delivering a series of physician education sessions on the need to engage in colorectal cancer screening and how increased compliance can ultimately save lives and potentially reduce the health economic burden. As we prepare to roll out our ColonSentry(TM) test across Canada, this advisory board will also provide invaluable region-specific insights to allow us to most efficiently drive commercial adoption."

Dr. Lawrence Cohen

Dr. Cohen is the Director of and consultant in the Division of Gastroenterology and Chief of Medical Endoscopy at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Cohen received his Master of Science in Pharmacology at the University of Toronto and his Doctor of Medicine from McMaster University. He completed his Internal Medicine Fellowship at the University of Toronto with subspecialty training in Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy.'/>"/>

SOURCE GeneNews Limited
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. GeneNews restructures operations
2. GeneNews appoints Patrick Terry as lead strategic advisor for U.S. commercialization of ColonSentry(TM)
3. GeneNews Announces Second Quarter Results
4. GeneNews launches worlds first blood test for colorectal cancer screening
5. GeneNews announces management changes to support commercialization of ColonSentry(TM)
6. Genenews adds two members to its Board of Directors
7. GeneNews Announces First Quarter Results
8. GeneNews reports positive results from validation study of colorectal cancer biomarkers in late-breaking abstract at AACR
9. GeneNews announces 2007 year end results
10. GeneNews selected to present late-breaking abstract at AACR Annual Meeting
11. GeneNews receives ISO 13485 accreditation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Protocol Networks brings independent ... team of brand-neutral, independent consultants, Protocol Networks has recently ... that over the years, his company has attracted several ... of Plainfield, as well as others. With the success ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Dr. Greg Leyer ... 12th annual Scripps Natural Supplements Pre-Conference seminar on probiotics in ... is an annual continuing education conference for health care professionals. ... included the topic of probiotics in health. Dr. Leyer spoke ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Nueva Jersey , 22 de enero de 2015  El ... abre hoy su llamada a nominaciones para 2015. Este ... ha hecho, o tiene el potencial para hacer, contribuciones ... nominaciones se aceptarán hasta el 15 de marzo de ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015  Derma Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... advanced wound care, announces that AMNIOEXCEL® and AMNIOMATRIX®, ... added to the Premier, Inc. Regenerative Skin Grafting ... the AMNIOEXCEL® and AMNIOMATRIX® product lines, which continue ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Protocol Networks Brings Independent Technology Consulting to the Constitution State 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 3El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 4Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 2Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 3Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 4Derma Sciences Expands Access of its AMNIOTIC TISSUE Product Line with New Premier, Inc. Agreement 5
... This release from ... -- or even whether -- invasive saltcedar should be controlled. The Society contends that ... and carefully weigh the impact of our decisions. , ... Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) August 24, 2009 -- Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) is ...
... LEIDEN, The Netherlands and SEATTLE, August ... innovative products for hemostasis and,regenerative medicine, today announced the ... The financing round was led by new investor,Gilde Healthcare ... investor Index Ventures. Dirk Kersten from Gilde will join ...
... , SEATTLE, Aug. 21 Cell ... closing of its previously announced sale of $30 million of shares ... of its common stock in a registered offering to a single ... its shares of Series 2 Preferred Stock and to receive the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Invasive Saltcedar Triggers Lively Debate among Weed Scientists and Land Managers 2Invasive Saltcedar Triggers Lively Debate among Weed Scientists and Land Managers 3ProFibrix Raises US $11 Million (EUR 8 million) in Series B Financing 2ProFibrix Raises US $11 Million (EUR 8 million) in Series B Financing 3Cell Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Closing of Registered Offering of $30 Million of Preferred Stock and Warrants 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jan. 22, 2015   EyeLock, Inc. , a market leader ... Steve Gerber to the new role of Senior ... for leading development of mobile platforms and wearable solutions for ... and innovation in the semiconductor industry to his role at ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014  Since its launch in December 2014, the ... eliminate the pain of trying to remember their usernames and ... fused to their smartphones. To assist people who have struggled ... company that created 1U and focuses on redefining identity, announced ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... of the "The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This ... media watermarking and fingerprinting markets. Watermarking aims to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):EyeLock Names Steve Gerber as Senior Vice President of Mobile and Wearables 21U Offers Best Solution to the Username / Password Dilemma: For FREE! 21U Offers Best Solution to the Username / Password Dilemma: For FREE! 3The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting Markets 2
... BioScience includes the following peer-reviewed articles: Molecular ... Patrick J. Tranel and David P. Horvath. , Modern ... development of herbicide-resistant crops and a better understanding of ... of tools, including genomics, could yield novel and still ...
... system response that is critical to the first stages ... an entirely different direction than most scientists had thought, ... University Medical Center. "This finding will have ... development," said Michael Gunn, M.D., an immunologist and cardiologist ...
... Christopher Fasano (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) and colleagues lend ... stem cells outside of the neurogenic niche. , ... Bmi-1, maintains forebrain neural stem cell self-renewal. Overexpression of ... increases stem cell self-renewal both in vitro and in ...
Cached Biology News:BioScience tip sheet, March 2009 2New origin found for a critical immune response 2
... One can operate as a Voltage Clamp, as ... Clamp in electrophysiology research applications. Performance in any ... equipment. • This amazing ... in the capabilities of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) ...
... an enhanced ChemStation for the ... 2000 and Windows XP operating ... all new 7500 ICP-MS instruments ... new ChemStation using Microsofts Windows ...
... Microarrays designed for genome-wide microRNA expression ... and powerful Paraflo microfluidic on-chip synthesis ... part of our comprehensive microRNA Expression ... The Soil Nematode microRNA Microarray ...
... to the maintenance of appropriate levels ... important and diverse as those involved ... stress response, antigen presentation, modulation of ... cell cycle regulation, transcription, and signalling ...
Biology Products: