Navigation Links
Ridge Diagnostics, Inc. Clinical Data on Blood Test for Depression to be Presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
Date:4/5/2011

SAN DIEGO, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ridge Diagnostics, Inc., a neurodiagnostic company, announced that the Scientific Program Committee of the American Psychiatric Association has accepted for presentation their scientific and clinical report entitled, "Assessment of a Biomarker Panel for Major Depressive Disorder in a Community Based Study".  

The presentation will be made by Dr. Perry Renshaw, Director of Magnetic Resonance, Utah Brain Institute, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.  

A blood test, for the first time, provides clinicians with biological information derived from physiological changes associated with MDD.  By adding an objective, biological basis, the blood test results are intended to augment the current tools used for neuropsychiatric diagnosis and patient management.  

"The data being presented a the APA meeting validates the clinical importance of the MDDScore™ in community-based psychiatric practices," stated Lonna J. Williams, CEO of Ridge Diagnostics.  "The outcomes prove that accurate diagnosis can be difficult, even in psychiatric practices, and that patients both desire and respond to blood tests for mental health purposes as they are accustomed to blood tests for their medical care."  

Dr. Renshaw will present the information at the APA Annual Meeting in Honolulu, HI, May 14-18, 2011.

Ridge Diagnostics, Inc. Ridge Diagnostics is a neurodiagnostic company developing and marketing blood-based tests to diagnose and monitor neuropsychiatric disorders.  Ridge has commercialized the first-in-class, proprietary blood test for the diagnosis and treatment monitoring of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).  The portfolio of neurodiagnostic blood tests are based on a proprietary Human Biomarker Library and Hyper-Mapping technology.  The testing services are provided by the Ridge owned CLIA lab
'/>"/>

SOURCE Ridge Diagnostics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Core Informatics Announces Second Office Location in Cambridge Massachusetts
2. Bacterin International Holdings Secures $5,000,000 Credit Facility with Bridge Bank
3. Ridge Diagnostics, Inc. Presents Clinical Data on Blood Test for Depression at U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress
4. Story tips from the Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory, November 2010
5. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Receives Final Approval From City of Cambridge to Develop Its East Cambridge State-of-the-Art Life Science Community
6. Story tips from the Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory May 2010
7. The iBridge Network Adds Torontos University Health Network as First Canadian Partner
8. Story tips from the Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory May 2010
9. Hendrick Construction Completes Oak Ridge National Laboratory Expansion
10. Bioscience Bridge, LLC Launches as a Technology Transfer Agency for University-Based Bioscience Research
11. BioMed Realty Trust Expands Lease With Ironwood Pharmaceuticals for 50,000 Square Feet in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 HealthTronics, ... and interventional radiology products and services, announced that ... cryotherapy and cryoablation) versus external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) ... the American Urological Association (MAAUA) Annual Meeting in ... Relative Effectiveness of Cryosurgery and External Beam Radiation ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 18, 2014 A novel robotic ... MRI scanner is currently being tested as part of ... Hospital in Boston with the aim of determining if ... make prostate cancer biopsies faster, more accurate, less costly, ... also has the potential to deliver prostate cancer therapies ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Texas ... John Sharp, Texas A&M Health Science Center CEO ... Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), State ... a national pandemic influenza vaccine manufacturing facility in ... an anchor for the Texas A&M Biocorridor – ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 Research ... the "Global N-acetylcysteine Industry Report 2014" ... Global N-acetylcysteine Industry Report 2014 is a professional ... the global N-acetylcysteine industry. The report ... definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:HealthTronics Announces Data Comparing Cryotherapy Versus Radiation for Treating Prostate Cancer Poster Presented at the American Urological Association Regional Meeting 2Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 2Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 3Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 4Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 5Worcester Polytechnic Institute Participates in Clinical Trial for MRI-Compatible Robot Designed to Improve Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Biopsies 6Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 2Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 3Texas A&M Dedicates National Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility, on Track for 2016 Start-Up Phase 4Global N-acetylcysteine Industry Report 2014 2
... BioStorage Technologies, Inc.,(BST), announces the appointment of ... European operations in Griesheim, Germany. Hoffer,joins BST with ... fields of,clinical pharmacology and toxicology. In his new ... Chief Operating Officer for BST, and will,manage all ...
... Managed Care ... Facilities, ... ), a leading developer of,biosensor and microprocessor technologies for use in ... professional pulse oximeters; the PulseOx 6000(TM) and PulseOx,6100(TM)., At the ...
... declares spirit of hope and focus on mission, ... today,named Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation as its expected ... proton therapy cancer treatment,and research center to be ... miles west of Chicago., The announcement came ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioStorage Technologies Appoints Dr. Wolfgang Hoffer as Managing Director of European Operations 2SPO Medical Begins Shipping PulseOx 6000(TM) and PulseOx 6100(TM) 2SPO Medical Begins Shipping PulseOx 6000(TM) and PulseOx 6100(TM) 3NIU Seeks OK for New Proton Cancer Treatment and Research Center 2NIU Seeks OK for New Proton Cancer Treatment and Research Center 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... -- Arizona turned its newborn screening program into a model ... earning it the first-ever Newborn Screening Quality Award from the ... Will Humble, M.P.H., Arizona,s Department of Health Services director, with ... established a policy of full transparency for the length of ... to the lab for analysis, and set a target of ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... from several disciplines will be celebrated tonight at the ... in improving the health of premature infants and in ... The researchers, whose work was supported by the National ... former Atomic Energy Commission, will be honored at a ... A bipartisan group of Members of Congress will be ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and ... Research Management Society (ARMS), recognized the academic research ... Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards. , ... National Convention Centre and in conjunction with the ... representing Australia,s and New Zealand,s scientific community. Guest ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 2March of Dimes honors Arizona with first-ever newborn screening award 33rd annual Golden Goose award ceremony honors 8 researchers; Unusual work had big results 2Elsevier and Australasian Research Management Society award scientists at Scopus ceremony 2
... and thrust," humans try to bank money to obtain financial ... gains. Many humans also end up in poverty traps, where ... living they find themselves unable to raise their heads above ... period, Gregory Rasmussen, currently at Lady Margaret Hall Oxford, intensively ...
... 1980s when they stumbled on small sugar molecules lurking in ... to be there, but they certainly weren,t supposed to be ... on and off. The conventional wisdom was that the ... determining their actions -- fell to phosphates, in a ...
... Laboratories engineer, and Bruce Osborn, chief operating officer of ... Mechanics magazine Breakthrough Innovator Award Oct. 15 during a ... Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb, the Breakthrough Awards celebrate ... behind them. The joint Sandia/SES award is among 21 ...
Cached Biology News:Running on rocket fuel 2Johns Hopkins researchers detect sweet cacophony while listening to cellular cross-talk 2Sandia, SES win Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award 2