Navigation Links
Rules-Based Medicine Launches OncologyMAP® to Advance Cancer-Related Drug and Diagnostic Development
Date:3/24/2011

AUSTIN, Texas, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. (RBM), a leading provider of innovative biomarker solutions, today formally announced the global launch of OncologyMAP®, a powerful tool developed at the direction of and with funding from the National Cancer Institute. Through quantitative measurement of 101 cancer-related proteins, OncologyMAP® provides researchers with unprecedented data on biological pathways that could hold the key to understanding the molecular basis of cancer.  OncologyMAP® was released to a limited number of key customers in October, and RBM has received positive feedback from clients who report valuable results in their studies for drug re-tasking, indication expansion, and patient stratification using this cost-effective, comprehensive testing service. 

"The use of biomarker tools throughout drug development is a requirement for researchers who must balance leaner R&D budgets with the greater demands for safety, innovation and success," said Craig Benson, RBM president and chief executive officer. "From one drop of serum, OncologyMAP® can deliver data that could help solve therapeutic and diagnostic dilemmas related to cancer making this biomarker panel an essential component of the development toolkit."

OncologyMAP® provides drug researchers with an accurate and affordable means of evaluating the efficacy and safety of therapeutic candidates. The test is validated to clinical laboratory standards enabling biomarker pattern discoveries made in basic research to be reproducibly extended into clinical trials. The use of sensitive, reproducible biomarker patterns as objective measures of drug efficacy and toxicity can accelerate development efforts and facilitate decision-making to avoid costs associated with late-stage drug attrition.

OncologyMAP® is based on RBM's proprietary Multi-Analyte Profiling (MAP) platform, which quantifies key blood-based biomarkers representing dozens of important biological pathways. The multiplexing process allows for heightened efficiency while providing excellent accuracy and precision.

This project was supported with Federal Funds from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contracts No. HHSN261200700037C and HHSN261200800045C.

About Rules-Based Medicine, Inc.

Rules-Based Medicine's biomarker testing service provides clinical researchers, physicians and healthcare providers with reproducible, quantitative, multiplexed data for hundreds of proteins to advance drug development and patient care. The Company's proprietary Multi Analyte Profiling (MAP) technology offers pre-clinical and clinical researchers broad, cost-effective protein analyses in multiple species from a small sample volume. MAP technology also supports RBM's drive to develop diagnostics that aid in the detection of complex diseases and conditions in areas of unmet medical need such as neuropsychiatry, nephrology, immunology and cardiology. RBM's initial molecular diagnostic test, VeriPsych™, is a blood-based test that aids in the confirmation of diagnosis of recent-onset schizophrenia by evaluating a proprietary set of 51 biomarkers. RBM also offers innovative and proprietary ex vivo testing systems such as TruCulture™, the first fully-closed, reproducible whole blood culture system. More information about RBM is located at www.rulesbasedmedicine.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Rules-Based Medicine, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. Launches Human Kidney Damage Biomarker Panel
2. Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. Launches DiscoveryMAP(TM) Service for Drug and Diagnostic Development
3. The Science of Music Meets the Art of Medicine - ARIMM 3rd Annual Conference at IPFW, September 12-13, 2008
4. China Medicine Announces Strong Second Quarter 2008 Results
5. Regenerative Medicine Appoints Cell Therapy Group Consultant to Editorial Board
6. As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others
7. Connecticut State Medical Society and Genomas Co-Sponsor Forum on DNA-Guided Medicine and the Path to Personalized Health Care
8. New Report on 633 Biotechnology Medicines Under Development Released in Michigan
9. [video] Ronald Andrews, CEO of Clarient, Inc. Discusses Agreement With University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine on WallSt.nets 3-Minute Press Show
10. China Medicine to Showcase Bethin Weight Loss Product at 2008 Natural Products Expo East Trade Show
11. Dr. Larry Corey Named New Member of the Institutes of Medicine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/21/2017)... ... January 21, 2017 , ... Nova Oculus Partners has ... pioneering medical device for the treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. , The company’s ... global regulatory consultancy that helps companies like ours secure government approvals for their ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... Colo. , Jan. 20, 2017 ... or the "Company"), announced that on January 14, 2017 ... plan under which the Company will terminate certain employees ... Bioptix Diagnostics, Inc.  The Company commenced terminations on January ... within 30 days.  The Company may pay severance benefits ...
(Date:1/21/2017)... , Jan. 21, 2017   Boston Biomedical , ... designed to target cancer stemness pathways, today presented data ... napabucasin, at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology ... . In a Phase Ib/II ... designed to inhibit cancer stemness pathways by targeting STAT3 ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... 20, 2017 Stock-Callers.com explores the ... influenced the most recent performances of select equities. In ... RGLS ), Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ... ), and Sage Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SAGE ... View Research, global Biotech market size is expected to reach $604.40 billion by ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:12/20/2016)... -- The rising popularity of mobility services such ... significant interest in keyless access systems. Following the ... (BLE), biometrics and near-field communication (NFC) are poised ... technologies in the automotive industry. This evolution from ... opens the market to specialist companies such as ...
(Date:12/16/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biometric ... to their offering. ... The biometric vehicle access system market, in terms of value, ... to 2021. The market is estimated to be USD 442.7 Million ... The growth of the biometric vehicle access system market is fueled ...
(Date:12/15/2016)... ... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global ... The report forecasts the global military biometrics market to grow at a ... has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from ... over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):