Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
RNAi
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

VolitionRx Extends Agreement with University Hospital Bonn to Include CE Mark Performance Evaluation

Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Bookmark and Share
The agreement also doubles the Hospital’s prospective trial of 20 cancers, and adds a range of additional vital background work.

volition_pipetting_resized.gifVolitionRx has extended its agreement with University Hospital Bonn, Germany, pursuant to which University Hospital Bonn will externally conduct the performance evaluation for CE marking of VolitionRx’s proprietary NuQ® assays as a tool for detecting colorectal cancer. Additionally, as part of the agreement, the Hospital has doubled the size of its prospective study from 2,000 to 4,000 patients and agreed to a range of other work including launching a 100-patient lung cancer-specific prognostic monitoring trial.

The CE mark performance evaluation will be led by Priv-Doz. Dr. Stefan Holdenrieder at the Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Bonn. His team will use VolitionRx’s NuQ® kits as a confirmatory trial on patient samples from VolitionRx’s ongoing collaboration with Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark, for CE regulatory purposes.  Dr. Holdenrieder is also leading the expanded German prospective study, which is designed to evaluate the performance of VolitionRx’s assays across patients with the 20 most prevalent cancer types and matched healthy individuals and those with competing conditions. 

Dr. Holdenrieder commented, “VolitionRx has seen some impressive results in recent months, with significant differentiation shown. If the data continues to impress, we believe this technology could have great potential and we want to be at the heart of this research. With that said, we decided to expand our prospective trial and agreed to run the performance evaluation for colorectal cancer.  We hope our research further confirms the accuracy of these tests and allows their clinical use in Europe.”

NuQ-Kit_resized.gifCameron Reynolds, CEO of VolitionRx, added, “We’d like to thank Dr. Stefan Holdenrieder’s team for their continued support, and we are excited to expand our collaboration. University Hospital Bonn’s performance evaluation will be crucial to our CE mark application process, which we aim to complete in 2014. Also, the doubling of their prospective multi-cancer trial will give us a very good indication of the nucleosome structures in a very wide range of cancers.”

As part of the expanded collaboration, University Hospital Bonn will also perform a wide range of beta testing and pre analytics that are key to further refining the Nucleosomics technology.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,000+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

VolitionRx Invests in Laboratory Automation System
Automation will accelerate analysis of blood samples for expanded colorectal cancer screening trial.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
VolitionRx’s NuQ® Assays Demonstrate 80% Detection Rate in Prostate Cancer
Study data also demonstrates ability to distinguish between prostate and colorectal cancer.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Scientific News
Turning Skin Cells into Heart, Brain Cells
In a major breakthrough, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes transformed skin cells into heart cells and brain cells using a combination of chemicals.
Detection of HPV in First-Void Urine
Similar sensitivity of HPV test on first void urine sample compared to cervical smear.
Potential “Good Fat” Biomarker
New method to measure the activity of energy consuming brown fat cells could ease the testing weight loss drugs.
Shape Of Tumor May Affect Whether Cells Can Metastasize
Illinois researchers found that the shape of a tumor may play a role in how cancer cells become primed to spread.
MicroRNA Pathway Could Lead to New Avenues for Leukemia Treatment
Cancer researchers at the University of Cincinnati have found a particular signaling route in microRNA (miR-22) that could lead to targets for acute myeloid leukemia, the most common type of fast-growing cancer of the blood and bone marrow.
Analysis of Dog Genome will Provide Insight into Human Disease
An important model in studying human disease, the non-coding RNA of the canine genome is an essential starting point for evolutionary and biomedical studies – according to a new study led by The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC).
New Blood Test for The Earlier Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Spread
Researchers at University of Westminster have confirmed that a new blood test can detect if breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body.
First Gene Therapy Successful Against Human Aging
American woman gets biologically younger after gene therapies.
Targeting an ‘Undruggable’ Cancer Gene
RAS genes are mutated in more than 30 percent of human cancers and represent one of the most sought-after cancer targets for drug developers.
Altered Metabolism of Four Compounds Drives Glioblastoma Growth
Findings suggest new ways to treat the malignancy, slow its progression and reveal its extent more precisely.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,000+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,500+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!