Navigation Links
OvaGene Oncology Collaborates With Moffitt Cancer Center to Develop and Commercialize microRNAs Associated With Chemotherapeutic Drug Response
Date:12/5/2011

to develop a specific microRNA-based profile to predict drug response in advanced ovarian cancer.   Following the development of the ovarian cancer assay, OvaGene will focus on creating additional assays for drug response in a variety of gynecologic cancers and pursue strategic partnerships to develop similar profiles in other tumor types.  Developmental studies, CLIA lab validation, and subsequent commercialization are expected to occur over the next eighteen to twenty-four months.

"We are looking forward to developing and commercializing the very first cancer microRNA diagnostic assay related to drug response," said William Ricketts, PhD, OvaGene Chief Scientific Officer. "We are at the forefront of molecular diagnostic development for gynecologic cancers and we are excited about the innovative and clinically useful microRNA drug response panels we will be bringing to market"

Neil Finkler, MD, OvaGene Chief Medical Officer, commented "The microRNA panel will provide gynecologic oncologists with a useful tool to help decide between a variety of chemotherapeutic options based on epigenetic information obtained from the patient's tumor.  With an excellent partner in the Moffitt Cancer Center, we can rapidly validate the assays and begin helping patients quickly. "

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center is an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center - a designation that recognizes Moffitt's excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control.  Moffitt currently has 14 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia, one in Pennsylvania and two in Puerto Rico. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country's leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Hospitals" for cancer.  Moffitt marks a very important anniversary this year 
'/>"/>

SOURCE OvaGene Oncology Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. OvaGene Oncology Licenses Gene-Based Technologies to Develop Novel Endometrial and Cervical Cancer Assays
2. US Oncology Appoints Stephen Smith Vice President/General Manager Research and Personalized Science Services
3. MD Anderson Becomes a GeneGo Center of Excellence Using MetaCore for Oncology Research
4. US Oncology Pharmaceutical Distribution Service Wins National Safety Council Award
5. Expression Genetics EGEN-001 Named One of 10 Most Promising Oncology Products by Windhover
6. OncologySTAT Advisors Name Years Top Developments in Cancer Treatment and Research
7. First Coast Oncology to Offer Next Generation Proton Therapy
8. Radiation Therapy Oncology Group and US Oncology Enter Collaboration to Increase Patient Access to National Clinical Trials
9. Onyx Pharmaceuticals Licenses Rights to Novel Targeted Oncology Agent From BTG International
10. Debiopharm and Aurigene Sign Licensing Agreement for the Development and Commercialisation of Debio 0617, a Novel Inhibitor of an Undisclosed Oncology Pathway
11. Varian Medical Systems Introducing OncoView(TM) - an Oncology Specific Image Management and Storage Solution
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... LONDON , July 31, 2014  Smith ... the global medical technology business, today announced its ... of the HAT-TRICK™ Lesser Toe Repair System. Comprised ... includes products for metatarsophalangeal (MTP) ligament repair and ... all-PEEK implant for proximal Inter-phalanges (PIP) fusion, also ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... The global market for molecular diagnostics is expected to ... new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand ... of advanced cancer diagnostic technologies are expected to be ... years. Moreover, the growing global base of geriatric population ... triggering lifestyle habits such as smoking and excessive alcohol ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 SoundConnect , ... company, is proud to announce the addition of ... Adobe Connect’s elearning tools to quickly deploy and ... with training tools for desktop and mobile learning ... is the perfect online training solution, enabling organizations ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... , July 30, 2014 Regulus ... biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative ... financial results and highlights for the quarter ended June ... U.S. financial markets close. Regulus will ... 6, 2014, at 5:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Smith & Nephew scores a HAT-TRICK with its entry into the high-growth hammer toe repair market 2Smith & Nephew scores a HAT-TRICK with its entry into the high-growth hammer toe repair market 3Smith & Nephew scores a HAT-TRICK with its entry into the high-growth hammer toe repair market 4Molecular Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Players, Opportunity, Outlook and Forecast From 2014 to 2020 2Molecular Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Players, Opportunity, Outlook and Forecast From 2014 to 2020 3Molecular Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Players, Opportunity, Outlook and Forecast From 2014 to 2020 4Molecular Diagnostics Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Players, Opportunity, Outlook and Forecast From 2014 to 2020 5SoundConnect Enhances Portfolio with Adobe Connect Learning Management System (LMS) 2Regulus Announces Timing for Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Webcast and Conference Call 2Regulus Announces Timing for Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Webcast and Conference Call 3
... announced that it has been awarded a $1.9 million ... the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) ... grant will be used to perform additional preclinical toxicology ... hormone product, which is being developed as a potential ...
... SAN MARINO, Calif., Dec. 16 Epeius ... systems, has received,two additional European patents for ... enable precision gene delivery to primary cancers ... body. With profound,demonstrations of clinical benefit and ...
... -- Epitomics, Inc., the world,s sole provider of ... the appointment of Zhiqiang An, Ph.D. as Chief Scientific ... Laboratories, where he was Director of Biologics Research. He ... and development in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, focusing ...
Cached Biology Technology:Bolder BioTechnology Receives $1.9 Million NIH Grant to Continue Development of Long-Acting Growth Hormone Product 2Epeius Biotech Awarded Patents in Europe for Targeted Genetic Anti-Cancer Medicine: Company Expands Impressive Intellectual Property Estate 2Epitomics Appoints Dr. Zhiqiang An as Chief Scientific Officer 2Epitomics Appoints Dr. Zhiqiang An as Chief Scientific Officer 3
(Date:7/31/2014)... According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Latinos are the ... of the population. Approximately one-third of Latinos are ... obese compared to non-Hispanic Whites. , NYU College ... candidate, has sought to identify the factors that contribute ... qualitative studies that focused on food patterns in Latina ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Researchers who studied 100 twin pairs have identified a gene ... less than six hours of sleep per night. The ... effects of sleep deprivation. , Results show that a participant ... had an average nightly sleep duration of only five hours, ... twin, who slept for about six hours and five minutes ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... hazard lurks beneath many of the roughly 156,000 ... hazard is corrosion in parts of underground gas ... and contamination of groundwater, a source of drinking ... states have reported many rapidly corroding gas storage ... are generally associated with use of gasoline-ethanol blends ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NYU research looks to combat US Latina immigrant obesity 2Study of twins discovers gene mutation linked to short sleep duration 2NIST corrosion lab tests suggest need for underground gas tank retrofits 2
... April 19, 2010 Scientists from The Scripps Research ... how certain genetic mutations lead to Type 1 diabetes. This ... 1 diabetes and other autoimmune diseases. The study was ... of Clinical Investigation on April 19, 2010, and will ...
... of the Carnegie Institution,s Department of Global Ecology, is ... sciences, the humanities and the arts, business, public affairs, ... the new class of members of the American Academy ... world,s most prestigious honorary societies, cited Field for his ...
... BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo volcanologist, an expert ... how the jet stream -- the area in the atmosphere ... be the area most likely to be impacted by plumes ... Bursik, PhD, one of the foremost experts on volcanic plumes ...
Cached Biology News:Scripps Research scientists reveal how genetic mutations may cause type 1 diabetes 2Scripps Research scientists reveal how genetic mutations may cause type 1 diabetes 3Carnegie's Chris Field elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences 2Volcanic ash research shows how plumes end up in the jet stream 2
... Rotor designed for use in the ... Centra-MP4/MP4R*. A translucent lid is included ... rotor design provides excellent chemical resistance ... Polypropylene rotors are fully compatible with ...
Medium bottle for hybridization 250 x 35mm...
Extra Large bottle for hybridization 300 x 70mm...
CQCS kit for first KR 4i , (first unit)....
Biology Products: