Dr. Steinfels will oversee the imminent acquisition of the intellectual property and assets of Mitomics Inc., including the tissue-based Prostate Core Mitomic Test™, as well as the proprietary Mitomic Technology™ platform.
Sophisticated new prostate cancer tests are coming to market that might supplement the unreliable P.S.A. test, potentially saving tens of thousands of men each year from unnecessary biopsies, operations and radiation treatments.
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In the world of early disease detection, Mitomics Inc. is pioneering the next generation of molecular testing. The Thunder Bay-based company is charting new territory with an innovative approach to the screening and diagnosis of cancer by using mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) based biomarkers instead of traditional nuclear DNA-based biomarkers.
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Titanic’s unknown child: The critical role of the mitochondrial DNA coding region in a re-identification effort.
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ARUP Labs plans to begin offering Decode’s prostate cancer-risk test to clients nationwide in the fall, the companies said.