Navigation Links
Veracyte Appoints Mark Spring as Chief Financial Officer
Date:1/31/2012

any's continued commercial growth and the development of additional genomic tests that serve unmet clinical needs in other disease areas."

About the Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis
Veracyte's Afirma Thyroid FNA Analysis is designed to improve thyroid nodule diagnosis. This novel solution combines expert cytopathology assessment of thyroid nodule fine needle aspiration (FNA) samples with the company's Afirma Gene Expression Classifier, a genomic test used to clarify inconclusive results as benign or suspicious for cancer, and thus help patients avoid unnecessary surgery if their nodules are actually benign. Two independent clinical studies have shown that the Afirma Gene Expression Classifier can reclassify patients with indeterminate thyroid FNA results as "benign" with the same degree of accuracy as a benign cytopathology diagnosis.

Thyroid cancer is the fastest-growing cancer in the U.S., with an estimated 56,460 new cases expected in 2012, according to the American Cancer Society. An estimated 450,000 thyroid nodule fine needle aspirations (FNAs) – a minimally invasive procedure to extract suspicious cells for examination under a microscope – are performed in the U.S. each year to rule out cancer. Thyroid nodule FNAs are challenging to interpret, however, producing ambiguous results in up to 30 percent of cases. Current guidelines recommend that most of these patients undergo thyroid resection for a definitive diagnosis, given that thyroid cancer is highly treatable. Post-surgical results, however, show that only 20-30 percent of these patients have cancer.

About Veracyte
Veracyte, Inc., based in South San Francisco, Calif., is pioneering the emerging field of molecular cytology, applying molecular biomarkers to cytology samples in order to improve disease diagnosis by clarifying indeterminate results obtained from current methods. The company aims to enable doctors to make more informed treatment decisions that
'/>"/>

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

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Veracyte Announces Medicare Coverage for Its Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier for Improved Thyroid Nodule Diagnosis
2. New Data Suggest Veracytes Afirma® Gene Expression Classifier Cost-Effectively Resolves Inconclusive Thyroid Nodule FNA Biopsy Results
3. New Data Suggest Veracytes Molecular Test Improves Accuracy of Thyroid Nodule Diagnosis Using Fine Needle Aspirate (FNA) Samples
4. MAP Pharmaceuticals Appoints W. James OShea to Board of Directors
5. PAREXEL Appoints Former Senior FDA Official David Elder to Global Team of Strategic Compliance Experts
6. PuraMed BioScience, Inc. Appoints Sue A. Baacke, CPA, as CFO
7. Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints C. Glenn Begley as a Senior Clinical Advisor and Non-executive Director
8. Selexis SA Appoints Yemi Onakunle as Vice President of Strategic and Market Development
9. BioStorage Technologies Appoints New Member to Board of Directors
10. Hybrid Fuels, Inc. Appoints Industry Expert as New CEO
11. Immune Design Corp. Appoints Wayne R. Gombotz, Ph.D. as Chief Development Officer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 EvoDerma ’s NOOME Anti-Aging Motion ... device now comes with a second treatment cup to help ... The new cup is thinner on the edges for a ... rough, thin and uneven surfaces on the face, neck and ... stimulating treatment on areas such as the cheeks and neck, ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... DALLAS , July 10, 2014  Kainos Capital, ... consumer brands, today announced that it has acquired the ... stake in the business. Terms of the transaction were ... loss and meal replacement business that markets ready-to-drink shakes, ... North America and in the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... -- According to the International Atomic Energy Agency ... from terrorists acquiring sufficient quantities of plutonium or ... nuclear explosive device. The IAEA also notes that ... gram-level quantities, which can be challenging to detect ... new study appearing this week in the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... disorders has been extremely challenging because there are many ... to cause disease. Now investigators reporting in the July ... Stem Cell describe a strategy that may help ... risk factors or environmental exposures to affect the development ... variant that may predispose individuals to schizophrenia. , ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Introducing a New Bonus Treatment Cup for EvoDerma’s NOOME Anti-Aging Motion 2Kainos Capital Acquires Slim-Fast From Unilever 2Sensitive detection method may help impede illicit nuclear trafficking 2New strategy could uncover genes at the root of psychiatric illnesses 2
... the nation,s top-10 GPOs(1), IRVINE, Calif., ... CO-Oximetry and Read-Through Motion and Low Perfusion ... three-year supplier agreement,with HealthTrust Purchasing Group (HealthTrust), ... hospitals, ambulatory surgery,centers, alternate care sites and ...
... /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --,Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTC ... portions of the recently completed and announced ... for 2008,and employee recognition ceremonies., Highlights ... Zhang, Director and General Manager of Kiwa ...
... Two Development Milestones in its Ofatumumab ... Collaboration With GlaxoSmithKline., COPENHAGEN, January 21 ... second and third development milestones,for ofatumumab (HuMax-CD20(R)) under the terms ... of the collaboration of DKK 87.2 million,was triggered by treatment ...
Cached Biology Technology:Masimo Awarded Multi-Year Pulse Oximetry Agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group 2Masimo Awarded Multi-Year Pulse Oximetry Agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group 3Masimo Awarded Multi-Year Pulse Oximetry Agreement with HealthTrust Purchasing Group 4Kiwa Posts Video of 2007 Annual Management Meetings 2Kiwa Posts Video of 2007 Annual Management Meetings 3Genmab Reaches Milestones in Ofatumumab Collaboration 2Genmab Reaches Milestones in Ofatumumab Collaboration 3
(Date:7/11/2014)... receptor type 1 can inhibit voltage-gated calcium ... neurotransmitter release. However, some scholars demonstrated that ... Ca2+ influx and increase neurotransmitter release. Dr. ... Affiliated to Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University ... cell voltage-clamp and calcium imaging in cultured ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... cities in New Mexico, nearly every public golf course ... precious potable water supplies. Across the U.S. Southwest as ... receive treated effluent. Reusing the effluent increases the sustainability ... homeowners alike fertilize their lawns during the growing season. ... Mexico State University turfgrass expert has a new vision ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Smart technology emphasis grows in biometrics ... security: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ), Visa Inc. (NYSE: ... NXT-ID, Inc., (OTCQB: NXTD) a biometric authentication company focused on the ... series of 30 second spots on CNBC for its next ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):'Tailored' water -- the latest in lawn care 2Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 2Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 3Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 4Advantages for Digital Wallets Eliminate Need to Carry Credit Cards - Large Scale CNBC Ad Campaign for Latest Smart Wallet to Commence July 7th 5
... skin like a temporary tattoo, can alert marathoners, competitive bikers ... "hit the wall," scientists are reporting. The study, in ACS, ... of the sensor, which also could help soldiers and others ... monitor stamina and fitness. Joseph Wang and colleagues ...
... those painful lip blisters known as cold sores has an internal ... to literally blast its infectious DNA into human cells, scientists are ... the first in a human virus opens the door ... in the Journal of the American Chemical Society . ...
... MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL (July 23, 2013) Mere months after ... the United States swine population, University of Minnesota researchers ... The first-of-its-kind test, which is available now, provides a ... U.S. PEDV strains. Characterized by acute diarrhea ...
Cached Biology News:U of M researchers unveil nation's first porcine virus rapid detection test 2
Goat polyclonal to HNF4 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide: RLSKTLVDMDMADY (Human) N terminal. Entrez GeneID: 3172 Swiss Protein ID: P41235...
Goat polyclonal to SART1 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide: GSSKKHRGEKEAA, corresponding to N terminal amino acids 2-14 of Human SART1. Entrez Gene ID: 909...
IkappaB-alpha (112B2) Mouse mAb...
...
Biology Products: