SAN DIEGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative diagnostic testing and genetic analysis solutions, today announced the appointment of Myla Lai-Goldman, M.D., to its Board of Directors, effective September 11, 2012. Dr. Lai-Goldman has also been appointed to the Science Committee of the Company's Board of Directors.
Dr. Lai-Goldman is a managing partner at Personalized Science, LLC, and Chief Executive Officer of GeneCentric Diagnostics, Inc. and a Venture Partner with Hatteras Venture Partners. She previously served as Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of Laboratory Corporation of America. She is a recognized author and speaker on clinical diagnostics, including factors that lead to successful adoption of novel technologies.
"We welcome Dr. Lai-Goldman to our board, and look forward to her contributions as a renowned voice in the pathology community to add strategic counsel to our short-term and long-term growth efforts in the diagnostics market," said Harry F. Hixson, Jr., Ph.D., Chairman and CEO, Sequenom, Inc.
Dr. Lai-Goldman received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from Columbia University. She completed a pathology residency and surgical pathology fellowship at UCLA in Los Angeles, and followed with a hematopathology fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
"As we continue to advance our role in driving forward the clinical applications of genetic technologies, Dr. Lai-Goldman's extensive experience in clinical laboratory medicine and specifically in molecular diagnostics will be extremely insightful and contribute meaningfully to the Board's Science Committee," said Ronald M. Lindsay, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Research and Development at Se
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