"We are very pleased with the outstanding diagnostic performance of "knowPLAQUETM", said Szilard Voros, MD, founder and CEO of Global Genomics Group, who is presenting data on the test at the 2017 Biomarker Summit. "We completed the scientific discovery and validation of this diagnostic biomarker signature, and we are in discussions for the implementation of the test. It is terrific to see that novel, cutting-edge scientific insights can be translated to patient care, which can significantly impact and improve the detection of cardiovascular disease."
"knowPLAQUETM" was discovered and validated in Global Genomics Group's own GLOBAL (Genetic Loci and the Burden of Atherosclerotic Lesions; NCT01738828) clinical study, which recruited a total of approximately 7,500 patients, and the test was developed and validated in a total of 1,096 subjects. The study was specifically designed based on the Institute of Medicine Guidelines and the American Heart Association guidelines for biomarker discovery and validation. Initial results from the study were presented last year at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography meeting in Orlando, FL.
About Global Genomics Group (G3)
G3 is a global leader in pan-omics and investigates biological networks that lead to the development of disease to identify novel biomarkers and therapeutics. G3 combines precision phenotyping with pan-omics (genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics and lipoprotein proteomics) and systems-biology driven bioinformatics to investigate the development and progression of conditions such as atherosclerosis in cardiovascular disease.
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