SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM) today announced the promotion of Gordon Parry, PhD, to the position of Vice President, Research and Development, Oncology. Dr. Parry will have responsibility for Monogram's oncology research and development programs, including the further development of Monogram's proprietary VeraTag(TM) technology platform and the first product based on that platform - the HERMark(TM) Breast Cancer Assay.
Dr. Parry joined Monogram in 2007 as Senior Director of Research and Development, Oncology. As Vice President, he will continue to manage Monogram's oncology research and development team. Prior to joining Monogram, he worked for twelve years at Berlex Biosciences where he was the Department Head of their Cancer Research Department. Previously, he held a variety of research positions in academia, including ten years at the University of California's Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. He is currently an Advisory Council Member for the California Breast Cancer Research Program.
"Gordon has a tremendous experience base in the development of cancer therapeutics and has already contributed significantly to the development of our VeraTag platform," said William Young, Monogram's CEO. "HERMark, our first product, is currently the subject of studies to establish its clinical utility in breast cancer and I am pleased to have someone of Gordon's experience and talent working on the further enhancement of the VeraTag technology platform and the expansion of our portfolio of assays, both in breast and other cancers."
HERmark is a proprietary diagnostic tool designed to accurately
identify and quantify HER2 protein and its activated form of HER2:
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