Navigation Links
Accumetrics Signs Development & Supply Agreement With Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Date:3/2/2011

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accumetrics, Inc., a privately-held developer and marketer of the VerifyNow System, the first rapid and easy-to-use point-of-care diagnostic system for measuring platelet reactivity to multiple antiplatelet agents, announced today that the company has signed an agreement with Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to develop and supply the VerifyNow System and VerifyNowTests for use in clinical trials.

The VerifyNow System is widely used by practicing physicians to assess patients' platelet response to various antiplatelet therapies already available on the market, such as aspirin, P2Y12 inhibitors (e.g. Plavix® and Effient®)and GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors. The VerifyNow System is also a frequently used tool of clinical researchers to measure the antiplatelet effect of drugs in development.  By incorporating the VerifyNow System in pharmaceutical clinical trials, data are generated to support the integration of platelet reactivity testing in the patient care pathway as new agents are introduced to the market.

"With the signing of this agreement, Accumetrics is solidifying its role as a premier partner of pharmaceutical companies in the development and validation of new and emerging antiplatelet drugs," said Timothy I. Still, President and CEO of Accumetrics.  "With the trend towards individualized and targeted approaches to treating patients, the VerifyNow System plays an important role at both the commercial and development ends of the spectrum."

The VerifyNow System is widely used in various clinical settings where antiplatelet medications are prescribed to reduce the occurrence of future thrombotic events such as heart attack and stroke.

About Accumetrics Accumetrics is committed to advancing medical understanding of platelet function and enhancing quality of care for patients receiving antiplatelet therapies by providing industry-leading and widely accessible diagnostic tests for rapid platelet function assessment.

Accumetrics' VerifyNow System is the first rapid and easy-to-use platform to help physicians determine an individual's response to multiple antiplatelet agents. Addressing every major antiplatelet drug, including FDA-cleared products for aspirin, P2Y12 inhibitors (e.g. prasugrel (Effient) and clopidogrel (Plavix)), and GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors (e.g. ReoPro® and Integrilin®), the VerifyNow System provides a valuable tool to help physicians make informed treatment decisions. For more information about the Company and its products, visit www.accumetrics.com.

The Accumetrics logo and VerifyNow are registered trademarks of Accumetrics, Inc. ReoPro is a registered trademark of Centocor, Inc. Integrilin is a registered trademark of Millennium Pharmaceuticals. Plavix is a registered trademark of sanofi-aventis. Effient is a registered trademark of Eli Lilly and Company. CONTACT: Megan RusnackLippert/Heilshorn & Associates212-838-3777mrusnack@lhai.comTimothy I. StillPresident and CEOAccumetrics858-404-8260press@accumetrics.com
'/>"/>

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

Related medicine technology :

1. Accumetrics Closes 2010 With Positive Outlook
2. Accumetrics, Inc., Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company Launch Strategic U.S. Collaboration
3. Accumetrics Closes 2009 with Positive Outlook
4. Accumetrics to Present at the 21st Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference
5. Accumetrics Announces $16.5M in New Capital Financing
6. Accumetrics, Inc. Announces GRAVITAS Trial 50 Percent Enrolled
7. Accumetrics Announces the Launch and First Patient Enrolled Into the GRAVITAS Trial
8. Accumetrics Announces $28.8 Million Financing and Initiation of Pivotal Clinical Trial
9. Source Precision Medicine, Inc., dba SourceMDx Assigns All Its Assets to Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. of the firm of Finn, Warnke & Gayton, LLP
10. Breast Imaging Company, TechniScan, Signs Manufacturing Agreement With Texas Company
11. Royal Fornia Electronic Device Co., Ltd. Signs Technology Licensing Agreement to Integrate Masimo rainbow SET Pulse CO-Oximetry Into New Patient Monitors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017 Halo Labs announces the European launch of their ... HORIZON at MIBio 2017 in Cambridge, U.K ... matter in biopharmaceutical samples with unprecedented speed and sensitivity while using ... Backgrounded Membrane Imaging. ... subvisible particle analysis system ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen Veterans Bioscience and ... use of wearable and home sensors for real-time monitoring ... Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on disruptive health ... an affordable analytical system to record and integrate behavioral, ... ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017   Montrium ... Master File solutions, today—from the IQPC Trial Master ... , NL)—announced that EastHORN Clinical Services has ... clinical programs and TMF management. EastHORN, a leading ... eTMF platform to increase transparency to enable greater ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare ... (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance (FHC), an industry leader ... range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th Annual American Healthcare Association ... held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The company has developed a ... and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every formula has been ... standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, Soy Free, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... in post-acute health care, have expanded their existing home health joint venture through ... AccentCare has been operating a joint venture home health company with Asante, delivering ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... HMP , a leader in healthcare events and education, today ... Digital Award for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners were announced during the Eddie & ... award competition recognizes editorial and design excellence across a range of sectors. This year’s ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):