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GeneCentric Therapeutics Announces New US Patent Granted for Molecular Characterization of Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Patent Provides Framework for Further Development of Novel Lung Cancer Molecular Diagnostic Tests DURHAM, NC / ACCESSWIRE / March 9, 2021 / GeneCentric Therapeutics, a company making precision medicine more precise, announced today the granting of Patent No. 10,934,595 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), protecting another one of its novel RNA-based lung […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Announces the Appointment of Philippe Chemla, PhD, MBA, as Chief Business Officer

Durham, NC, February 3, 2021 – GeneCentric Therapeutics, a company making precision medicine more precise, announced today the appointment of Philippe Chemla, PhD, MBA,  as Chief Business Officer.  Dr. Chemla has extensive experience across multiple areas of life sciences research and development, with a focus on strategic collaborations and business development. “Philippe brings a strong […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Enters into Research Collaboration with Janssen on Genomic Drug Response Biomarkers for Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

RNA-based investigation builds on prior bladder cancer research Durham, NC, August 12, 2020 – GeneCentric Therapeutics today announced it has entered into a research collaboration with Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) around RNA-based drug response biomarkers for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC). The research will involve the application of GeneCentric’s advanced RNA-based molecular profiling platform […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics and Erasmus University Medical Center Enter Bladder Cancer Research Collaboration

Research to focus on potential biomarkers of disease progression, immune and treatment response in the setting of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer DURHAM, N.C., USA and ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS, August 5, 2020 — GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. and Erasmus University Medical Center (EUMC) today announced that they have entered into a research collaboration to identify RNA-based drug […]

GeneCentric Announces “Advances in RNA-based Biomarker Development for Precision Oncology” Webinar Series

This three-part webinar series, “Advances in RNA-based Biomarker Development for Precision Oncology”, will highlight trends in RNA-based biomarker development for precision oncology, ranging from the use of gene expression signatures in the development cancer therapies, to the development of RNA-based companion diagnostics, to novel applications for RNA-based biomarkers in cancer treatment. Part 1 is August 24th, with Parts 2 and 3 September 10th and October 8th.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and GeneCentric Therapeutics Launch Partnership in Pancreatic Cancer Research

Collaboration will focus on applying advanced RNA-based molecular technologies to predict disease progression and identify potential drug response biomarkers MANHATTAN BEACH, CA and DURHAM, N.C., July 29, 2020 — The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN) and GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a collaborative research partnership for the advancement of RNA-based […]

GeneCentric has moved its offices

GeneCentric Therapeutics is now located at 100 Capitola Dr, Suite275 Durham, NC 27713

Covid-19 Status

GeneCentric Therapeutics continues to monitor the evolving novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely. We are following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations on prevention and spread of the virus along with specific guidance for travelers. Currently, the company doesn’t anticipate any changes with its current client projects and will continuously update clients.

GeneCentric Therapeutics to Present New Analyses of Molecular Characterization and Prediction of Treatment Response in Patients with Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (MIBC)

New molecular analyses to be presented at ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Durham, NC, February 13, 2020 – GeneCentric Therapeutics today announced it will present two posters during the ASCO GU Cancers Symposium to be held in San Francisco, California, February 13-15, 2020.  The data are derived from GeneCentric’s expertise in the identification of RNA-based Predictive […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Acquires Select ImmunoGenomics

Combined company uniquely suited to drive precision oncology forward with RNA technologies to identify oncology drug responder populations Durham, NC, August 15, 2019 – GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has acquired Select ImmunoGenomics, LLC, a Chapel Hill, NC-based provider of advanced immunogenomic, data analysis and biomarker development services to support the development of […]

GeneCentric and Collaborators at Washington University Advance Academic-Industry Head and Neck Cancer Partnership under NCI Grant

Partners to initiate Second Phase of R01-Awarded Research Durham, NC, August 9, 2019 – GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has entered the second phase of an academic-industry collaboration with Jose Zevallos MD, MPH, Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Presents First Data on Novel Response Signatures to Treatment in Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer (MIBC) Patients

GeneCentric Therapeutics will present the first data on novel response signatures for metastatic, muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) treatments by applying its proprietary, RNA-sequencing based predictive response signature and Cancer Subtyping Platform (CSP®).  The initial response signature and MIBC cohort data are being presented at a poster session at the annual meeting of the American […]

Fibroblast growth factor receptor status and response to immune checkpoint inhibition in metastatic urothelial cancer.”

Title: “Fibroblast growth factor receptor status and response to immune checkpoint inhibition in metastatic urothelial cancer.” Abstract Number: 458 Date:  February 15, 2019 Presenter: Tracy L. Rose, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UNC Department of Medicine, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC To read the abstract, please visit: https://meetinglibrary.asco.org/record/169672/abstract View the poster here  

GeneCentric Collaborators from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Present on Urothelial Cancer at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium 2019

GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. collaborator Dr. Tracy Rose from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC presented at the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium today on: “Fibroblast growth factor receptor status and response to immune checkpoint inhibition in metastatic urothelial cancer.” Through a collaboration announced in December 2018 with UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (UNC-LCCC) and […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Appoints Michael V. Milburn, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer

CEO Dr. Myla Lai-Goldman named Executive Chairperson Durham, NC, January 3, 2019 -GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael V. Milburn, PhD, as Chief Executive Officer and President and will join GeneCentric’s Board of Directors. Dr. Myla Lai-Goldman, founder, current CEO and President, will assume the newly-created role of Executive Chairperson of the […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Enters Bladder Cancer Research Collaboration with University of North Carolina

Focus is on advancing cancer subtypes to predict disease progression and pursuing immune-biology related drug response biomarkers DURHAM, N.C., December 10, 2018 — GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a research collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) to assess patient response to immunotherapeutic drugs such as […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Licenses Pancreatic Cancer Subtyping Technology from University of North Carolina

Company will develop Pancreatic Cancer Profiler based on technology to identify drug responders for therapeutic development DURHAM, N.C., September 24, 2018 — GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has acquired an exclusive license from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) to technology for subtyping Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC). The company […]

GeneCentric Therapeutics Appoints Michael V. Milburn, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer

GeneCentric Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael V. Milburn, PhD, as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO).  Dr. Milburn, who joins GeneCentric from Metabolon, Inc. where he was CSO, has more than 25 years of R&D successful leadership experience in biotechnology companies and in a major pharmaceutical company. “Michael brings a broad range of expertise […]

GeneCentric to Present at the Precision Medicine World Conference 2018

GeneCentric Therapeutics’ CEO, Dr. Myla Lai-Goldman, will deliver a presentation at the Precision Medicine World Conference (PMWC) 2018 Duke University Program, September 24-25, entitled: “Delivering Greater Precision to Precision Medicine.” In an interview with PMWC ahead of the conference Dr. Lai-Goldman provides perspectives on novel cancer drug response biomarkers to enable more effective and efficient drug […]

GeneCentric to Co-Chair Panel at the Next Generation Diagnostics Summit 2018

Dr. Myla Lai-Goldman, co-founder and CEO of GeneCentric Therapeutics, will co-Chair a panel at the Next Generation Diagnostics (Dx) Summit 2018, August 20-24 in Washington, DC titled: “Paths to Universal Drug-Diagnostics Co-Development.” Next Generation Diagnostics Summit 2018, in its tenth year, includes over 1,000 international diagnostic professionals working in the field spanning cell- and cell-free […]