Navigation Links
Strand Diagnostics appoints new President
Date:1/23/2013

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Diagnostics, LLC, maker of the know error® system, announced today the appointment of Laura Beggrow as President. She was recruited by Strand Diagnostics to drive the sales and marketing efforts of the company.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130109/NE31719LOGO )

"We are very excited about adding Laura to our team," said Strand Diagnostics CEO, Ted Schenberg . "We expect that her experience in building out large-scale sales organizations, and her track record of driving growth in early-stage molecular diagnostics companies will help accelerate adoption of the know error® system as the new standard of care."

Prior to joining Strand Diagnostics, Beggrow served as Vice President of U.S. Sales and Marketing at Genomic Health. During her tenure, she was responsible for commercializing the company's groundbreaking Oncotype DX products in the breast and colon cancer markets, growing sales of the Oncotype DX test from $10 million to more than $200 million per year.

"Laura's background is a perfect fit for where we are as a company," said Schenberg. "Her experience in commercializing molecular diagnostic testing for breast and prostate cancers will be a tremendous asset as we look to grow adoption of the know error® system."

"I am extremely excited to join Strand Diagnostics," said Beggrow. "They have developed some very compelling products in a short period of time and established a solid foundation on which to build. Specimen provenance is an under-appreciated aspect of the diagnostic cycle, with as many as 3.5 percent of biopsies in certain clinical settings resulting in a diagnosis complicated by undetected specimen switches or contaminations. The know error® system gives healthcare providers a tool to ensure that the right diagnosis is assigned to the right patient at the right time and the right cost – and all of this begins with the right specimen. I look forward to working with this talented and dedicated team to eliminate diagnostic mistakes due to undetected provenance errors."

The know error® system compares the DNA profile of a biopsy specimen to the DNA profile of a reference sample taken via cheek swab. This process safeguards patients from diagnostic and treatment errors that may occur due to undetected switches or contamination of biopsy specimens during the complex diagnostic testing cycle for cancer.

About Strand Diagnostics   
As a comprehensive provider of DNA testing services, Strand Diagnostics has a strong track record of using cutting-edge technology to solve complex problems in the criminal justice system and life sciences sector. The company's forensic division supports law enforcement agencies with forensic DNA identity testing services. Strand Diagnostics' healthcare division developed and markets the know error® system, which is used by physicians and laboratories to confirm specimen provenance as an integral component of the diagnostic testing cycle for cancer, ensuring patients are always matched with the appropriate diagnosis.

Contact: 
Mike Harmon  
Strand Diagnostics / Know Error   
888-9BIOPSY (924-6779) x114  
mharmon@knowerror.com   

Kirsten Fallon
Schwartz MSL     
781-684-0770        
knowerror@SchwartzMSL.com      


'/>"/>
SOURCE Strand Diagnostics, LLC
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Trovagene and Strand Life Sciences Agree to Validate and Commercialize Urine-Based HPV Test in India and South Asia
2. Isis Pharmaceuticals Demonstrates The Potential Of Single-Stranded RNA-Like Antisense Technology To Activate The RNAi Pathway
3. HOLOGIC ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES TO ITS DIAGNOSTICS SEGMENT; INTEGRATION OF GEN-PROBE PROCEEDING AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
4. Johnson & Johnson Presents Growth Strategies for Medical Devices & Diagnostics Segment
5. Roche Diagnostics Named to FORTUNE magazines 2013 list of "100 Best Companies to Work For"
6. MGC Diagnostics Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Results
7. Cardiology Point of Care Diagnostics: Products, players & outlook to 2017
8. The Complete Guide to Companion Diagnostics: Market Environment Products and Companies
9. Increasing Prevalence of Heart Disease Drives Growth of Cardiac Biomarkers Diagnostics Market, Says Frost & Sullivan
10. MGC Diagnostics Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results on Wednesday, December 19, 2012
11. Artemis Diagnostics awarded two grants from Technology Strategy Board to develop cancer imaging technology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/27/2017)... 27, 2017  Commended for their devotion to personalized service, ... as number one in the South Florida Business Journal,s 50 ... 5000 yearly list, the national specialty pharmacy has found its ... will soon be honored by SFBJ as the 2017 ... Set to receive his award in October, Bardisa said ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017  EpiVax, Inc., ... vaccine design, and immune-engineering today announced the launch ... the development of personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. EpiVax ... provided exclusive access to enabling technologies to the ... MBA will lead EpiVax Oncology as Chief Executive ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Sept. 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced ... now successfully helping those with the widespread pain associated ... diagnosed Amanda in Essex, England ... my hair, experiencing no sleep at all, tremendous pain, ... I cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... RIDGE, N.J. (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... annual Holly Day Market. Featuring a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from ... of personalized and quality-focused health and wellness services offered by the VNA. The ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th ... Park in Milford, NJ. This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, ... The fun run is geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, ... lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an ... and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: the story of a ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is the creation of published ... all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at her church, which she ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance ... management, will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th ... and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):