SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NewCardio, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: NWCI) a cardiac diagnostic and services company, today announced that Dr. Ihor Gussak, Ph.D., F.A.C.C., NewCardio's Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, will join a distinguished roster of speakers, moderators and panelists at the Center for Business Intelligence (CBI) 4th Annual Cardiac Safety Assessment Summit. The Conference is scheduled for January 12 and 13, 2010, at the Madison A Loews Hotel in Washington, DC. NewCardio is one of the sponsors of the conference, and Dr. Gussak will participate in a panel discussion on the Clinical Validation of Automated ECG Reading Methods.
Dr. Gussak will join Moderator Philip Sager, M.D., Vice President, Clinical Research, Gilead Sciences, Inc. Other participants on the panel include Dr. Borje Darpo, Pharmaceutical Consultant, Dr., Nenad Sarapa, Head of Clinical Pharmacology-Oncology, Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc., and Dr. J. Rick Turner, Senior Director, Cardiovascular Safety, Quintiles ECG Services, on the Clinical Validation of Automated ECG Reading Methods panel to examine the comparison between human readers and automated ECG measurements. The panel will also discuss the evolving approaches to automated QT analyses and their impact on the performance of TQT studies.
Dr. Gussak commented, "I am excited to discuss NewCardio's platform technology and QTinno(TM), our automated cardiac safety solution, at this important and prestigious conference. NewCardio remains committed to improving accuracy and bringing enhanced value to cardiac safety in pharmaceutical development. I am eager to share our latest clinical validation results from blinded studies using QTinno(TM). These results continue to demonstrate that QTinno provides highly accurate results with reduced intrinsic variability and narrower confidence intervals, relative to currently used manual or semi-automated methods."
CBI Research, Inc. is a subsidiary of Advanstar Communications Inc, and dedicated to developing market-driven, unbiased conferences in the fields of pharmaceuticals and biotech, medical devices, risk and insurance and managed care markets. CBI Research, Inc. creates conferences and summits that serve senior executives and government officials by providing a unique platform for highly focused content and presentation. The Cardiac Safety Assessment Summit will provide sessions to discuss how to measure and manage cardiac safety issues such as Arrhythmia, Ischemic Heart Disease, Cardiomyopothy and drugs that effect heart rate and blood pressure. Cardiac safety considerations in Cardiovascular, Oncology, HIV and Diabetes drugs are also explored. More information is available at http://www.cbinet.com/show_conference.cfm?confCode=PC10102&field=summary online.
About NewCardio, Inc.
NewCardio is a cardiac diagnostic and services company focused on the development of a proprietary platform technology to provide higher accuracy to, and increase the value of, the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG). NewCardio's development-stage software and hardware products and services are intended to improve the diagnosis and monitoring of cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well as cardiac safety assessment of drugs under development. NewCardio's three-dimensional ECG platform is designed to reduce the time and expense involved in assessing cardiac status while increasing the ability to diagnose clinically significant conditions which were previously difficult to detect. For more information, visit www.newcardio.com.
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