Navigation Links
AccuGenomics to Attend OneMedForum with Standardized Gene Expression Tests for Leukemia and Lung Cancer
Date:1/6/2012

WILMINGTON, N.C., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AccuGenomics announced today that it will be attending the upcoming OneMedForum at the Sir Francis Drake hotel in San Francisco on January 9-12, coinciding with the JP Morgan Global Healthcare Conference. AccuGenomics, founded in 2010, develops and commercializes standardized gene expression tests that accurately diagnose, monitor and guide cancer treatment. Capitalizing on a high growth diagnostic market, the company offers highly differentiated solutions in molecular diagnostics for leukemia and lung cancer.

Standardization sets AccuGenomics apart in gene expression testing. The company's standardized nucleic acid quantification (SNAQ) method streamlines complex molecular diagnostic testing that meets FDA guidelines and facilitates rapid deployment in a variety of laboratory settings. SNAQ allows hundreds of robust qPCR measurements from limited patient samples. It is insensitive to the variations of instruments, laboratories and sample quality. SNAQ technology also enables bench top complex molecular testing of limited and degraded samples. Thus AccuGenomics' quantitative, reproducible and accurate numerical gene expression measurements are unparalleled.

During 2012, AccuGenomics will be pursuing FDA approval for its standardized test for Chronic Myeoloid Leukemia (CML) treatment monitoring, in collaboration with Cancer Genetics, Inc. (CGI), a leader in the personalization of cancer treatment. CGI will offer the test in their CLIA lab as a CLIA approved test in early 2012. It accurately monitors treatment efficiency in CML patients previous diagnosed with a BCR-ABL fusion gene event. CML is not currently curable but can be controlled with established conventional drug therapies in most patients. Accurate measurements of BCR-ABL fusion transcript are critical to managing CML in those patients who have advanced to accelerated and blast phases as a result of poor response to treatment.

"The field of molecular diagnostics has been seeking a broadly applicable method of standardization to facilitate comparability of data across all labs and platforms," said Dr. Nick Lazaridis, President of AccuGenomics. "Our leading-edge diagnostic solutions in oncology fill that need. We look forward to making new strides in gene expression testing in 2012."

# # #
About AccuGenomics
AccuGenomics is a diagnostic company focused on developing standardized molecular diagnostic tests in oncology utilizing its patented technology. These gene expression tests will generate disease specific data that provide accuracy and intrinsic quality control for patient solutions. Additional information: http://www.accugenomics.com.

Media Contact: Manfred Frey AccuGenomics Inc., 910.332.6522, manfred.frey@pareto-equity.com

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE AccuGenomics Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. MedImmune Presents New Data Demonstrating Increased Risk for Medically Attended RSV in Late-Preterm Infants
2. DIA Annual Meeting Attendees Invited to Participate in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Clinical Trial Survey
3. DATATRAK Attends 13th Annual DIA Workshop in Japan for Clinical Data Management
4. National Ergonomics Expo Sees Immediate 93% Exhibit Space Renewal for 2010; Equipois, Herman Miller, Neutral Posture, REDpoint International Win 2009 Attendees Choice New Product Awards
5. DATATRAK Attends 22nd Annual DIA EuroMeeting in Monaco
6. Winner Medical Group Inc. to Attend the 2010 Brean Murray, Carret & Co. Life Sciences Summit in New York
7. China Sky One Medical to Attend Investment Conferences in May
8. OXIS International, Inc. Announces Its Attendance at the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference in London, May 16-18, 2010
9. Inverness Medical Innovations to Attend the Citi Global Health Care Conference on May 26, 2010
10. Inverness Medical Innovations to Attend the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference on June 8, 2010
11. Novo Nordisk Announces Resources to Help Support Kids with Diabetes Attending Summer Camp
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2017)... Sept. 18, 2017 EpiVax, Inc. ... bioinformatics and immune engineering, today announced a ... A (H7N9) vaccine. ... seasonal influenza and presents a challenge for ... exposure to be effective. Using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... NEW YORK , Sept. 12, 2017   EcoVadis , ... supply chains, has published the first annual edition of its Global CSR ... than 20,400 companies evaluated by EcoVadis, based on Scorecard Ratings that analyzed ... ... & Performance Index ...
(Date:9/12/2017)...  ValGenesis Inc., the global leader in Enterprise ... announce the appointment of Dr. Ajaz Hussain ... Directors and Chairman of Advisory Board beginning September ... to manage their entire validation lifecycle process electronically ... process. Furthermore, ValGenesis VLMS enables rigorous compliance, helps ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... “Psalms of Humidity”: is ... of mind and move the readers one step closer to God. “Psalms of Humidity” ... that his mistakes that have been made within his life are the very same ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... jiu-jitsu community have raised more than $15,000 in just a couple of weeks ... submission grappling matches and world-class instructor seminars, organizers expect to double those initial ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Peter Chandonait, Abt Associates Principal Scientist and ... Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project , has been named the Grand Prize ... Award, a USAID Catalyst Award, recognizes USAID staff and implementing partners who have ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ... , ... MelaKids, a Laredo-based company, has introduced a new concept for children’s ... gives us a full supply of melanin – in the back of the eye ... pigment; however, around the age of thirty, we develop a yellow-brown pigment in the ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... RESTON, Va (PRWEB) , ... September 19, 2017 , ... ... on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and ... announced the release of their latest industry white paper, entitled Barriers to Adoption ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):