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Researchers at Axial Biotech Develop a DNA Test for Scoliosis
Date:9/11/2008

believe that the use of DNA-based testing to determine the likelihood of disease progression will initiate a new era of improvements in spine health," says Jim Ogilvie, M.D, Chief Medical Consultant. "From a clinical standpoint, this test delivers the promise of personalized medicine to spine surgeons who will now have the opportunity to determine the likely disease progression for an individual AIS patient, and can make evidence-based recommendations for patient-specific treatment options."

Geneticists at Axial Biotech are currently analyzing the data from the 9,000 patients studied, to identify genetic factors that initially cause this disease, and the company anticipates that soon it may largely understand the specific biology for this aggressive and crippling disease, and hopes to develop molecular treatments for scoliosis patients.

The AIS prognostic test will be marketed under the trade name of ScoliScore(TM) and will be marketed and distributed by DePuy Spine, a Johnson & Johnson company.

About Axial Biotech

Axial Biotech, Inc. develops molecular diagnostic assays and motion preservation technologies for common spinal diseases and disorders. Axial has developed the first DNA-based prognostic test for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Axial is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and is certified to comply with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Founded in 2002, Axial is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.


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