"HistoRx is delighted to announce the first availability of AQUA® technology for clinical diagnostics, and pleased that the breast cancer community will be the immediate beneficiaries of the quantification and reproducibility of measurement inherent in NexCourse BCa by AQUA technology," said Rana K. Gupta, CEO of HistoRx. "Genoptix has gained the trust of community oncologists and their patients by offering high quality laboratory testing, and HistoRx couldn't think of a more appropriate inaugural partner for commercialization of these assays."
"Peer-reviewed literature shows that conventional IHC-based technology can misclassify ER/PR/HER2 receptor status," said Mike Nerenberg, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Genoptix. "AQUA technology is noted for its reproducible quantitation of protein biomarkers in tissue, and can therefore give oncologists confidence when determining the appropriate therapy for their breast cancer patients."
AQUA technology quantifies tumor markers in designated areas of interest, an important component of the assessment of solid tumors for individual cancer patients.
About HistoRx, Inc.
HistoRx, Inc. is a leading developer of tissue-based diagnostic solutions to advance individualized patient care. The company's products and services are based on proprietary analysis of tissue biomarkers using AQUA® technology. AQUA® technology is the only platform capable of precisely measuring protein biomarker concentration with sub-cellular resolution in tissue sections, enabling fully objective, standardized, reproducible, and automated analysis to guide drug development and therapeutic decision-making. HistoRx is commercializing a pipeline of proprietary diagnostic products targeting improved treatment decision-making and patient outcomes in cancer care. For more information, please visit www.historx.com
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