RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Metabolon, Inc., the leader in metabolomics, biomarker discovery and biochemical analysis, announces the receipt of a Certificate of Registration from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) for its new facility on Davis Drive in Research Triangle Park, NC. The CLIA registration allows Metabolon’s clinical laboratory to perform high-complexity tests on patient samples. Later this year, the company plans to launch tests for insulin resistance and urological cancers based upon biochemical biomarkers the company discovered using its proprietary metabolomic profiling technology platform.
“CLIA certification is an important step in our strategy to derive further economic value from our sophisticated approach to biomarker discovery while advancing our plans to fulfill the promise of personalized medicine.”
John Ryals, Metabolon’s president and chief executive officer said, “CLIA certification is an important step in our strategy to derive further economic value from our sophisticated approach to biomarker discovery while advancing our plans to fulfill the promise of personalized medicine.”
Metabolon, Inc. has advanced the field of metabolomics by pioneering and patenting the industry’s leading biochemical biomarker discovery and profiling platform. It has developed the technology to quickly identify and measure all of the biochemicals in a biological sample through its proprietary global processing method. Through the generation and interpretation of data, this method provides a precise understanding of disease etiology and drug action, and advances personalized medicine beyond what genomics and other approaches can promise. Metabolon’s expertise is being embraced by a wide range of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food and agricultural companies. Metabalytics, its biomarker discovery and analysis business, has completed over 320 client studies and processed over 30,000 samples for customers in 2010 alone. Building on its expertise in biochemistry understanding, Metabolon is also developing proprietary diagnostic tests to determine and track disease progression. For more information about Metabolon, please visit www.metabolon.com or contact Matt Zaske at email@example.com or 919-595-2200.