Q2 Solutions Enhances Companion Diagnostics Capabilities in Collaboration with Illumina
Q2 Solutions, a global clinical trials laboratory services organization, today announced the expansion of its genomic companion diagnostics (CDx) capabilities. This comes as a result of an agreement between Q2 Solutions – EA Genomics and Illumina , a global leader in genomics, to establish a framework for developing next-generation sequencing-based (NGS) CDx assays. The expansion of Q2 Solutions’ CDx development portfolio will further enhance the company’s wide range of end-to-end services that extend from biomarker discovery and development to the application of precision medicine through its clinical trials laboratory network.
This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161024005159/en/
Under the terms of the agreement, Q2 Solutions will develop NGS assays using the Illumina MiSeqDx® instrument . The MiSeqDx is the first NGS instrument to be cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for in vitro diagnostic purposes in clinical laboratories. This alliance brings together two industry-leading companies, combining Q2 Solutions’ global experience and local knowledge, as well as its deep genomic, scientific and medical expertise, with Illumina’s ability to apply innovative technologies to the analysis of genetic variation and function.
“At Q2 Solutions, we partner with our customers to bring innovative solutions to meet the needs of patients across the world,” said Costa Panagos, chief executive officer, Q2 Solutions. “The industry is quickly moving toward a world of precision medicine , and we believe companion diagnostics are key to unlocking a new future for patients who are battling diseases, such as cancer, where more targeted and accurate therapies are critical. Q2 Solutions helped develop 62 percent of all FDA-approved precision medicine drugs of 2015, and we look forward to the opportunity to continue working with our customers on an approach that can help improve healthcare globally.”
To hear more about this opportunity, view this video featuring Kellie Yarnell, vice president of Genomics Laboratories, Q2 Solutions.
About Q 2 Solutions, a Quintiles Quest joint venture
Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a global clinical trials laboratory services organization that helps biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a joint venture formed by QuintilesIMS and Quest Diagnostics, combining the clinical trials laboratory services of each parent organization. To learn more, visit www.q2labsolutions.com .
Phil Bridges, + 1 919-998-1653
cell: +1 919-457-6347
Tor Constantino, + 1 484-567-6732
Tom Kinsley, +1 203-448-4691
Todd Kasper, +1 919-998-2590
Information om Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Følg pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
Ved at skrive dig op her, vil du modtage pressemeddelelser på mail når de udsendes. Indtast din mail og følg instruktionerne. Det er ligeså let at melde sig fra igen.
Flere pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
PA-MEET-GROUP19.10.2017 23:00 | pressemeddelelse
The Meet Group Announces Closing of Lovoo Acquisition
CA-EDGEWATER-NETWORKS19.10.2017 22:02 | pressemeddelelse
Edgewater Networks Announces SD-WAN Optimized for BroadSoft Platforms
BUSINESS-WIRE19.10.2017 21:22 | pressemeddelelse
Business Wire Receives Type 2 SOC 2 Attestation Engagement Report Related to Security
BUSINESS-WIRE19.10.2017 21:05 | pressemeddelelse
Business Wire Receives Type 2 SOC 2 Attestation Engagement Report Related to Security of ‘BW Connect,’ Its Order-Entry Interface, and ‘HQ,’ Its Web-Hosting Services
PHARNEXT19.10.2017 19:33 | pressemeddelelse
Pharnext: First-Half 2017
NC-TIEC19.10.2017 19:00 | pressemeddelelse
Tickets Now on Sale for FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018, North Carolina, USA, on September 11-23, 2018
I vores nyhedsrum kan du læse alle vores pressemeddelelser, tilgå materiale i form af billeder og dokumenter, og finde vores kontaktoplysninger.Besøg vores nyhedsrum