Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Molecular & Clinical Diagnostics
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

Definiens Expands Management Team to Develop the Clinical Market

Published: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Company announces appointment of Pablo Jordan and Rebecca Berghorn.

Definiens has announced the next step in its strategic roadmap for driving the clinical market for image analysis. Augmenting the earlier hiring of Ralf Huss as Chief Medical Officer, Definiens has added key business team members, Pablo Jordan and Rebecca Berghorn.

“All experts point to image analysis as one of the key drivers for adoption of digital pathology in the clinical lab. With the addition of our clinical business team leaders, we are well positioned to catalyze and shape digital pathology,” commented Definiens CEO, Thomas Heydler.

Pablo Jordan, a veteran in the pathology diagnostics industry, joins as Vice President Business Development Clinical Digital Pathology, bringing over 15 years of experience in diagnostics and personalized medicine.

He was formerly Vice President Companion Diagnostics for bioMérieux, leading the company efforts to develop innovative companion diagnostics solutions. Prior to that, he held several international management roles at Roche and Ventana Medical Systems.

"I am passionate about the potential impact of Definiens' technology for tissue datafication in the discovery and development of diagnostics tests." says Jordan. "I believe we will play a major role in unlocking the tissue side of personalized medicine."

In addition, Definiens announced the appointment of Rebecca Berghorn as Director of Clinical Product Marketing. She will be responsible for leading the Product Management of Definiens' Clinical Digital Pathology business.

Berghorn has an extensive track record in product management in clinical imaging applications, having worked at GE Healthcare and Philips Healthcare in key roles. Most recently she served as the Vice President for Visia Product Management at Mevis Medical Solutions.

Jordan and Berghorn will both be located in Definiens' Munich Headquarters.

Further Information
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 2,600+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 3,800+ 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 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

Definiens Secures € 15 Million for Tissue Phenomics-based Cancer Diagnostics
Big data approach bridges the gap between genomics and personalized medicine.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Definiens Appoints Chief Marketing Officer, Merrilyn Datta, Ph.D.
Dr. Datta brings a wealth of experience in marketing and her expertise will be critical as Definiens expands its leadership in the life sciences and tissue diagnostics industries.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Definiens Establishes Advisory Board
Renowned industry experts to advise Definiens on clinical digital pathology market.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Definiens Appoints Dr. Gerald Möller as Chairman of its Supervisory Board
Definiens AG announced that Dr. Gerald Möller, has joined the company's supervisory board as an independent member and has been appointed chairman.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Definiens Closes €10 Million Round to Grow its Clinical Digital Pathology Business
The financing was led by new investor Gilde Healthcare Partners, a transatlantic investment firm with €450 million under management, focusing on the private healthcare sector.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Scientific News
Detecting HIV Diagnostic Antibodies with DNA Nanomachines
New research may revolutionize the slow, cumbersome and expensive process of detecting the antibodies that can help with the diagnosis of infectious and auto-immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and HIV.
Horse Illness Shares Signs of Human Disease
Horses with a rare nerve condition have similar signs of disease as people with conditions such as Alzheimer’s, a study has found.
Compound Doubles Up On Cancer Detection
Researchers have found that tagging a pair of markers found almost exclusively on a common brain cancer yields a cancer signal that is both more obvious and more specific to cancer.
The Age of Humans Controlling Microbes
Engineered bacteria could soon be used to detect environmental toxins, treat diseases, and sustainably produce chemicals and fuels.
Predictive Model for Breast Cancer Progression
Biomedical engineers have demonstrated a proof-of-principle technique that could give women and their oncologists more personalized information to help them choose options for treating breast cancer.
Are Changes to Current Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Required?
Editorial suggests more research is needed to pinpoint age to end aggressive screening.
New Molecular Marker for Killer Cells
Cell marker enables prognosis about the course of infections.
Sniffing Out Cancer
Scientists have been exploring new ways to “smell” signs of cancer by analyzing what’s in patients’ breath.
New Test Detects All Viruses
A new test detects virtually any virus that infects people and animals, according to research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where the technology was developed.
Scientists Create World’s Largest Catalog of Human Genomic Variation
An international team of scientists from the 1000 Genomes Project Consortium has created the world’s largest catalog of genomic differences among humans, providing researchers with powerful clues to help them establish why some people are susceptible to various diseases.
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
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
2,600+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,800+ scientific videos