NEW YORK and IRVING, Texas, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Signal Genetics, the parent company of Myeloma Health LLC, a privately held predictive genetic testing company focused on oncology, and Caris Life Sciences, Inc., a leading biosciences company focused on enabling precise and personalized healthcare through the highest quality anatomic pathology, molecular profiling and blood-based diagnostic services, today announced a new agreement under which Caris Life Sciences will offer Signal Genetics' new gene expression profile test for Multiple Myeloma (MyPRS™) to community-based hematologists/medical oncologists nationwide.
Myeloma Prognostic Risk Signature™ (MyPRS) offers the most detailed expression profiling information for multiple myeloma patients available on the market. MyPRS analyzes and applies a proprietary algorithm to a defined number of relevant genes to determine the gene expression profile associated with the patient's condition. The gene expression profiling behind MyPRS allows physicians to gain a predictive view of their patient's prognosis, enabling truly personalized treatment options. The technology has been published in more than 70 peer-reviewed scientific journals and is powered by the world's largest outcomes database for multiple myeloma patients.
"MyPRS is a powerful tool and we are excited about our new affiliation with Signal Genetics, as it allows us to provide physicians access to personalized, prognostic information for multiple myeloma patients that can directly impact patient care," said Dr. Raul Braylan, Hematopathologist and Clinical Medical Director of Hematopathology Services at Caris Life Sciences. "The addition of MyPRS, to our comprehensive diagnostic testing menu, further enhances the innovative, personalized diagnostic solutions we provide to the physicians we serve."
MyPRS is available to community-b
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