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2014-08-05 12:31:12

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announces a new agreement with Quintiles, Inc. to offer College of American Pathology (CAP)-standard companion diagnostic testing services in China for pharmaceutical and biotech companies conducting early phase clinical trials. This is great news for patients as China is one of the only countries in the world that requires all patient samples be tested in China,...

2014-07-10 12:30:06

TUCSON, Ariz., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as EMD Serono in the United States and Canada, to collaborate with Merck KGaA's biopharmaceutical division on the development and commercialization of a companion diagnostic (CDx) for an undisclosed target using Ventana's proprietary diagnostic assays. In alignment with...

2014-06-04 12:28:56

TUCSON, Ariz., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group and MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, today announced they are jointly developing a PD-L1 (SP263) immunohistochemistry assay to enroll patients in clinical trials for MedImmune's MEDI4736 anti-PD-L1 therapy for non-small cell lung carcinoma. This includes the recently commenced MEDI4736 ATLANTIC trial that will enroll only...

2014-04-08 08:30:56

Creative innovator to advance Epic's CTC technology for rapid analysis of cancer for patient matching to clinical trials, therapeutic selection and resistance monitoring SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today the appointment of Pascal Bamford, Ph.D. as vice president of product development. Dr. Bamford has more than 15 years of experience in developing complex, automated diagnostic systems for digital pathology. Prior to joining Epic Sciences, Dr....

2014-04-03 12:28:49

TUCSON, Ariz., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Genmab A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark for the development of companion diagnostic tools for Genmab's HuMax-TF®-ADC antibody drug conjugate (ADC) program. As part of the agreement, Ventana will provide its expertise and services towards the development of an immunohistochemistry (IHC) companion diagnostic test for the...

2014-03-27 12:30:04

TUCSON, Ariz., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group has made an educational grant to support the World Health Organization (WHO) Clinical Advisory Meeting being held March 31 through April 1, 2014 in Chicago. The meeting's purpose is to update the existing WHO monograph on Tumours of the Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues published in 2008. The meeting will be attended by up to 100 global experts in the field of...

2014-03-11 08:31:51

TUCSON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Bayer Pharma AG (Bayer) to develop companion diagnostics, with a focus on immunohistochemistry (IHC), across Bayer's portfolio of targeted therapy projects. This new agreement extends an already existing collaboration and focuses on the development of diagnostic tests for Bayer's biomarker targeted...

2014-03-05 12:27:23

TUCSON, Ariz., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international panel of leaders in the pathology community today announced its support of four principles designed to drive positive change and improve patient safety in the anatomic pathology laboratory. The "Principles for Pathology and Patient Safety" address key issues where the expressed need for standardization and solutions is most acute. At the invitation of Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, the panel...

2014-02-25 16:29:18

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, today announced that it will convene a Tissue Diagnostics Patient Safety Advisory Board on February 27 at its headquarters in Tucson, Arizona. The board, comprised of experts in anatomic pathology from leading healthcare institutions around the globe, will examine laboratory-based patient safety issues and work towards a consensus on how to advance the standard of care for...

2014-02-13 16:27:34

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's top scientific minds will convene at Tucson's Hilton El Conquistador Resort February 25 and 26 to collaborate and share leading-edge developments in cancer diagnostics and treatment. The 10(th) Annual Tucson Symposium puts Tucson at the leading edge of cancer research, diagnostics and treatment, and promises to further the field of personalized medicine and positively impact medical practice all over the world. Each year...


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