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Saladax Biomedical Receives $22.4 Million Strategic Equity Investment From Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical
Date:3/5/2013

e administration of critical life-saving chemotherapy drugs." 

Saladax's MyCare blood tests are designed to aid in the management of patients receiving chemotherapy drugs by optimizing treatment efficacy, and reducing associated toxicity and side effects.  The initial offering of MyCare assays measure the widely prescribed 5-fluorouracil, paclitaxel and docetaxel and are offered in kit form in markets outside the U.S and will be commercialized through the company's recently announced CLIA laboratory in the United States.  An additional ten MyCare assays are in development and will be offered through established market channels.

UBS Investment Bank acted as exclusive financial advisor to Saladax in connection with the transaction.

About Saladax Biomedical, Inc.

Saladax Biomedical develops novel diagnostic assays for the practical delivery of personalized medicine.  Our proprietary line of MyCare™ assays improves the efficacy of existing drugs by optimizing the dose administered for each individual patient.  Saladax's initial focus is oncology, with a portfolio of 13 chemotherapy drug assays in various stages of development.  Three MyCare assays, My5-FU™, MyPaclitaxel™ and MyDocetaxel™, are currently offered to the oncology community in markets around the world as in vitro diagnostic kits.  MyCare testing services will be available in the US through the Saladax Biomedical Laboratories later this year.

The company's MyCare technology platform is broad and flexible, enabling wide application in many therapeutic categories.  This technology also enables Saladax to serve as a valuable partner to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the development of companion diagnostics (CDx), addressing multiple risks and challenges encountered in drug development.

The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.&
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