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

Corgenix Announces Partnership with Health Diagnostic Laboratory

Published: Thursday, October 31, 2013
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Corgenix Medical Corporation has announced a strategic partnership with Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. for the development of a clinical Laboratory Developed Test.

The Laboratory Developed  Test (LDT) would be based on Corgenix’ patented proprietary atherosclerosis biomarker technology for potential use in assessing heart disease risk.

Under terms of the multi-year agreement, HDL, Inc. has the rights to use Corgenix technology to develop, validate and offer a clinical LDT that may assist clinicians in predicting an increased risk for heart disease in various patient populations. The initial term of the agreement is three years, with annual renewals thereafter based on certain performance requirements.

“This strategic partnership continues our path to fully realize the commercial value of our technology,” said Douglass Simpson, President and CEO of Corgenix. “Our company looks forward to this beneficial partnership, which aims to expand the clinical utility of this advanced cardiac disease biomarker.”

“Our partnership with Corgenix fits perfectly with our strategy to develop best-of-breed biomarkers for the most comprehensive risk factor testing for cardiovascular disease and related diseases,” said Tonya Mallory, President and CEO of HDL, Inc.

LDT’s are at the leading edge of the personalized medicine movement, which includes testing that enables targeted pharmacologic treatment for, and prevention of, heart disease, cancer and other diseases.

Corgenix originally licensed the technology in 2002, and has applied this proprietary technology to the FDA-cleared anti-AtherOx® IgG test kit.

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 3,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,100+ 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

Corgenix Announces Diagnostic Development Agreement with Lilly
Companies to focus on potential companion diagnostic opportunity.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Corgenix Expands Contract Services Business Unit
New dedicated website launched — highlights contract service capabilities, companion diagnostics.
Friday, May 03, 2013
Corgenix Announces Initial Phase Completion of Clinical Trial of Rapid Test for Lassa Fever
First-to-market, point-of-care rapid diagnostic test based on recombinant antigen technology for the detection of Lassa viral hemorrhagic fever filed for CE Marking.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Scientific News
Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution
Advances in molecular biology, coupled with the miniaturization and improved sensitivity of assays and devices in general, have enabled a new wave of point-of-care (POC) or “bedside” diagnostics.
Illumina Contributes to ClinVar Database
The contribution includes variants of all classifications, from pathogenic to benign, identified during interpretation of whole genome sequences generated in the CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited Illumina Clinical Services Laboratory.
Signaling Pathway Could Be Key to Improved Osteoporosis Treatment
Inhibition of SIK2 enzyme both stimulates bone formation and reduces bone breakdown in animal model.
Supercomputers Could Improve Cancer Diagnostics
Researchers push the boundaries of cancer research through high-performance computing to map the human immunone.
Transgenomic, Precipio Diagnostics Merger
Merger will creates a robust diagnostic platform focused on improving accuracy of cancer diagnoses.
Inflammation Test May Predict Cardiovascular Disease
An assessment combining measures of immune-cell responsiveness predicted cardiovascular problems in individuals who likely would have slipped under the radar.
3D-Printing in Science: Conference Co-Staged with LABVOLUTION
LABVOLUTION 2017 will have an added highlight of a simultaneous conference, "3D-Printing in Science".
Potential Urine Test for CJD
Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Prion Unit at UCL have found that it may be possible to determine whether or not a person has sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (sCJD) by testing their urine for the presence of abnormal prion proteins.
ReadCoor Launched to Commercialize 3D Sequencing Tech
ReadCoor will leverage the Wyss Institute’s method for simultaneously sequencing and mapping RNAs within cells and tissues to advance development of diagnostics.
Heart Arrhythmia Caused by Mosaic of Mutant Cells
Researchers have solved the genetic mystery of an infant suffering from heart arrhythmia.
Skyscraper Banner

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
3,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,100+ scientific videos