Navigation Links
AccuGenomics to Attend OneMedForum with Standardized Gene Expression Tests for Leukemia and Lung Cancer

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:

Media Contact: Manfred Frey AccuGenomics Inc., 910.332.6522,

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach:

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:
(Date:11/25/2015)... Nov. 25, 2015  ARKRAY USA ... to provide evidence demonstrating the accuracy of its blood ... on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in ... the Company,s GLUCOCARD ® 01 meter and the ... requirements. The ability to accurately measure glucose levels in ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Kitov Pharma ceuticals ... biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic candidates ... announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public ... each representing 20 ordinary shares of the Company, and ... and warrants were issued in a fixed combination of ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV ), a developer of ... Antonius Schuh, Ph.D., is scheduled to present a corporate ... Healthcare Conference. th Annual Piper Jaffray ... New York on Tuesday, December ... be available for one-on-one meetings during the conference. The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... Dr. John Pierce, Medical Director at the Ageless Forever clinic in Las ... Pro laser therapy cap. FDA cleared for safety and efficacy, the Capillus272 offers men ... surgery, prescription pills, or topical foams. , “Capillus272™ Pro is a home-use device ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... For the first time, ... Two Organizations, One Beat ” campaign. The partnership between the two groups began in ... in MAP International’s cause. , MAP International was founded in 1954 and is an ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... Dental professionals who would ... OH , are invited to attend Dr. Mark Iacobelli’s Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM) CE ... Cleveland, OH. , As the co-founders of Advanced Implant Mentoring (AIM), Dr. Iacobelli ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... 25, 2015 , ... The McHenry County law firm of Botto Gilbert ... Attorneys Francisco J. Botto and Alex C. Wimmer. Attorneys Botto and Wimmer represented the ... App (2d) 130884WC. , According to court documents, Adcock testified that on May 10, ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... SCOTTSDALE, AZ) ... plastic surgeon specializing in both surgical and non-surgical treatments, announced the expansion of ... Hobgood Facial Plastic Surgery. , Highly trained and nationally recognized for his ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):