Navigation Links
Signal Genetics Announces Commercialization Partnership with NeoGenomics Laboratories for Multiple Myeloma Gene Expression Test
Date:5/26/2011

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Signal Genetics, the parent company of Myeloma Health LLC and Respira Health LLC, a privately held predictive genetic testing company focused on oncology, announced today a new agreement under which NeoGenomics Laboratories will offer Signal Genetics' new gene expression profile test for Multiple Myeloma (MyPRS™) to pathologists and hospital-based hematologists/oncologists nationwide.

Myeloma Prognostic Risk Signature™ (MyPRS) offers the most detailed expression profiling information for multiple myeloma patients available on the market. MyPRS analyzes and applies a proprietary algorithm to a defined number of relevant genes to determine the gene expression profile associated with the patient's condition. The gene expression profiling behind MyPRS allows physicians to gain a predictive view of their patient's prognosis, enabling truly personalized treatment options.  The technology has been published in more than 70 peer-reviewed scientific journals and is powered by the world's largest outcomes database for multiple myeloma patients.

Douglas VanOort, Chairman and CEO of NeoGenomics, stated, "Our new partnership with Signal Genetics provides broad access to this important new prognostic marker for patients with Multiple Myeloma and complements our strategy of bringing novel products to our customers.  The agreement also provides NeoGenomics a right of first negotiation to market any genomic and transcriptomic-based diagnostic tests developed and/or introduced by Signal in the future to pathologists and hospital-based oncologists/hematologists."  

Under the terms of the agreement, the MyPRS test  will be performed at Signal Genetics' CLIA-certified laboratory based in Little Rock, Arkansas and the test results will be incorporated into NeoGenomics' test reports and provided to their customers along with other ancillary diagnostic tests.  

According to Joe Hernandez, CEO of Signal Genetics, "This Agreement represents another important milestone in our commercialization plan for our Myeloma Prognostic Risk Signature (MyPRS) test.  NeoGenomics is an industry leader in serving the needs of pathologists and hospital-based hematologists/oncologists.  Further, it expands our partnerships with key players in the molecular diagnostics marketplace and provides potential vehicles by which to commercialize additional products currently in our pipeline.  MyPRS is currently available nationally to community-based hematologists and medical oncologists through a similar arrangement with Caris Life Sciences."

About Signal Genetics

Signal Genetics, the parent company of Myeloma Health and Respira Health, is a privately held predictive genetic testing company focused on helping cancer patients. The goal of Signal Genetics is to provide cancer patients and their physicians with novel and innovative insights into their disease, including predictive outcome of disease stage, odds of relapse, and the optimal treatment regimen based on their specific genetic expression profile. Additional information is available at www.signalgenetics.com.

About NeoGenomics

NeoGenomics Laboratories, Inc. operates a network of high-complexity CLIA–certified clinical laboratories that specialize in cancer genetics diagnostic testing, the fastest growing segment of the laboratory industry.  The company's testing services include cytogenetics, fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH), flow cytometry, morphology studies, anatomic pathology and molecular genetic testing.  Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, NeoGenomics has labs in Nashville, TN, Irvine, CA and Fort Myers and services the needs of pathologists, oncologists, urologists, and hospitals throughout the United States. For additional information about NeoGenomics, visit http://www.neogenomics.com.  


'/>"/>
SOURCE Signal Genetics
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Quantum Signal and Delphinus Medical Technologies Awarded MEGA Funding to Expand in Ann Arbor Area
2. Debiopharm and EPFL Sign Research Project Agreement to Identify Inhibitors of Signalling Pathways Controlling Cell Fate for Cancer Treatment
3. SF1126, Semafores PI3 Kinase Inhibitor, Found to Block Angiogenic Signaling From Both VEGF and Bv8 in Multiple Cell Lines
4. Nature Publication Reports on Key Role of Bile Acids in Glucose Metabolism and Insulin Signaling
5. Device Blocking Stomach Nerve Signals Shows Promise in Obesity
6. Grocery Manufacturers Association: Study Signals Progress in Battle Against Obesity
7. TARGETED GENE DELIVERY SIGNALS CANCER VACCINATION IN VIVO: Intravenous Infusions of Rexin-G Followed by Reximmune-C Induce Tumor Necrosis and Recruitment of Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes in Cancerous Lesions (ASCO 2008)
8. St. Jude Finds Signaling System That Halts the Growth of a Childhood Brain Cancer
9. AGI Dermatics Clinical Data Indicate Bicyclic Monoterpene Diols Suppress MMP1 and Stimulate Collagen Through TNF-a Signaling
10. Signalife Completes Testing of Modules for Holter and Intra-Cardiac Monitor
11. USP Hospitales of Spain to Offer Interleukin Genetics Heart Health Test Throughout Its Hospital Network
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/16/2017)... BOSTON , June 16, 2017  Exactly 50 years ... kicked off what later became known as the San Francisco ... www.northernlight.com ) is unveiling two radical innovations in strategic market ... summer.  This announcement marks the beginning of Northern Light,s "Summer ... ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... N.C. , June 14, 2017  In 2016, ... Creative Startups pitch competition and came away ... reality platform is described by Forbes as "entering the ... American Medical Association as teaching "empathy to medical professionals ... the startup was recently named a finalist for the ...
(Date:6/11/2017)... , June 10, 2017  Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: ... three Phase 3 studies of galcanezumab, an investigational treatment ... late-breaking data on several key secondary endpoints for galcanezumab ... from these studies (EVOLVE-1, EVOLVE-2 and REGAIN) will be ... scientific meeting in Boston . ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Yesterday, U.S. Senate Republicans revealed details ... and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Like the bill narrowly passed by ... a public health insurance program for low-income children, pregnant women, parents of dependent ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) ... of Veterans Affairs, retired Marine Col. Thomas G. Bowman. , Bowman currently serves as ... brings an intimacy with the issues and challenges veterans face with the VA. Following ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... Military Connection friend and ... to the JFK Virgin Atlantic lounge. , Bensko is no stranger to the ... ago, Bensko dedicated her life to supporting our wounded veterans. A world-class photographer, her ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... DeSoto, Kan. (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... Kan. , The restaurant is located at 4210 SW 21st St. Topeka, Kan. ... Brandon Graham, owner of Graham Restaurant Group who owns three other locations in the ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 ... ... temperature during cooking is essential, and two new videos highlight the importance of ... Extension Specialist Christine Bruhn, Ph.D., who has done extensive research on consumer food ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):