"Glycominds' glycan technology stands out as innovative and unique in comparison to the vast number of technologies and scientific approaches that I have seen throughout my years of involvement in the medical diagnostics industry," stated Dr. Even. "I believe that glycan technology has the potential to enhance autoimmune prognosis and the early detection of cancers. Glycominds is clearly pioneering the direction forward for adoption of glycan biomarkers in our industry and is greatly contributing to the visibility and international recognition of Israeli innovations and contribution in the field of medical in-vitro diagnostics."
About Glycominds, Ltd.
Glycominds Ltd. is a biodiagnostics company specialized in developing and commercializing glycan biomarkers, a new class of early diagnostic and prognostic tests based on complex sugar molecules for the detection and management of autoimmune diseases and cancer. The company's goal is to provide physicians with tools that improve treatment selection in autoimmune diseases and early detection of cancers.
Glycominds lead product, IBDX(R), a blood test for early diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and the prognosis of Crohn's disease severity is commercialized in Israel and Europe, with a U.S. launch planned in early 2008. The Company's gMS(TM) Dx, a blood test for early diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and gMS(TM) PRO, a prognostic test for MS activity, are also expected to enter the market in 2008. Glycominds' other pipeline products include blood tests for the prediction of recurrent pregnancy loss based on hyper-coagulation caused by antiphoshpholipids syndrome (APS), and first-in-class screening tests for breast and colorectal cancers.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Avinoam Dukler
Chief Executive Officer
The Ruth Group
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