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Health Gene Tech showcases new products at ISFG

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ISFG – the International Society of Forensic Genetics – has held its 27th Congress in Seoul, South Korea, from August 28 to September 2. The congress united scientists, industry innovators and public security actors to discuss new technologies and advances in forensic science. This year’s conference focused on seven main topics:

  1. Massively Parallel Sequencing;
  2. Population Genetics, Lineage, Ancestry, Paternity;
  3. Non-human DNA, microbiology and other MPS;
  4. Body Fluid, Touch DNA, Forensic Biology;
  5. Predictive, Biostatistics;
  6. Ethics & Legal, DNA databases, DVI;
  7. New Technologies, DNA Methods, QC.

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Scientific partner of Health Gene Technologies – the University of Technology Sydney and Beijing Institute of Genomics Chinese Academy of Science- presented a poster of our newest scientific collaboration with the SureID Compass kit that simultaneously detects 16 autosome STR loci and 17 Y-STR loci, and is suitable for building autosome STR and Y-STR databases.

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Additionally, Health Gene Technologies launched our newest product development for complex kinship testing – 23Comp. This set of non-CODIS loci provides a CPI of 1-3.0483×10E-26. It can be used as a complementary STR kit to popular commercial STR kits when complex cases need to be solved. Free product trials of 23Comp are available upon request at ausma.b@healthgenetech.com

We will meet again at ISFG’s 28th Congress in Prague in 2019!

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Health Gene Technologies attends 69th AACC in San Diego

This year’s AACC was one of the biggest exhibitions and conferences in the history of American Association of Clinical Chemistry.

The 69th AACC Clinical Lab Expo featured 789 exhibitors and covered 246,000 net square feet, also making this the largest show floor in AACC’s history. As of Wednesday, August 2, more than 21,300 laboratory medicine professionals and healthcare leaders had registered for the meeting, which is a 7.9% increase over meeting attendance in 2016 and the highest number of attendees that have come to the meeting in its history.

Health Gene Technologies took part in the event fourth year in a row. This exhibition focused on demonstrating the mature product of clinical diagnostics, the star of the forensic science, and the RUO products in HGT pipeline.

Respiratory pathogen infection is one of the most common clinical diseases, causing millions of mortality worldwide every year. In the global appeal to reduce the abuse of antibiotics, a clear identification of respiratory infection pathogens and then targeted treatment help to alleviate the serious problem of antibiotic abuse. Health Gene Technologies’SureX® 13 Respiratory Pathogen Multiplex Kit ​covering 11 common respiratory viruses, chlamydia and Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Compared to other products on the market, this kit has advantagesof being comprehensive, multiplex in one tube, triple quality controls, and accurate results.

World-wide epidemiological studies have shown that cervical cancer is the second most common malignant disease in women. High-risk oncogenic HPV (Human papillomavirus) types (including HPV 16 and HPV 18) are associated with 99.7% of all cervical cancers, indicating that the presence of HPV is an obligatory element in the development of cervical cancer. Persistent infection with high-risk HPV types may progress to precancerous lesions, which is the root cause of nearly all cases of cervical cancer. HGT’s SureX® HPV 25X Genotyping Kit can detect and genotype25 HPV typessimultaneously.

During the three-day exhibition, HGT attracted many visitors discussing the possible directions of follow-up work.

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HGT is committed to developing and manufacturing simple, rapid and effective nucleic acid (DNA) testing solutions for molecular diagnostics, clinical research and forensic analysis.


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Health Gene Technologies to take part in AACC 2017, San Diego

Health Gene Technologies has taking part in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry the fourth time this year, see our previous stories 2014 2015 2016.

2017 AACC

The vision of AACC has united medical healthcare professionals over many years: “AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Our leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need.”

This year Health Gene Technologies will be presenting our new 13 Respiratory Pathogen Multiplex Kit:

Features

  • Multiplex: Adaptable to detection of multiple pathogens simultaneously.
  • Single-tube: Perform cDNA synthesis and multiplex PCR in one tube.
  • Comprehensive: Identify 11 most common respiratory viruses, chlamydia and Mycoplasma pneumonia.
  • Sensitive: High sensitivity similar to qPCR.
  • Efficient: Perform the whole assay within 4 hrs; Hands-on time as short as 0.5 hr; Up to 192 samples within 8 hrs
  • Accurate:
  1.  Three controls monitor sample quality and the whole assay, reducing risk of false negatives
  2.  No cross-reaction with other pathogens
  3.  Efficient anti-contamination system, reducing risk of false positives
  • Objective: Normalize signaling on CE platforms by standard mix; Results output by software.
  • Compatible: Work well on oropharyngeal swabs and sputum; Perform PCR on common thermal cyclers and

CE platforms (GeXP/CEQ or ABI3130/3500).

  • Economic: Much cheaper than qPCR (for 13 pathogens detection) and liquid chip tests.

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Health Gene Technologies is looking forward to welcoming you in our booth #3857!

 


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SureID® 21G Human STR Identification Kit makes a debut in Emirates Forensic 2017

On April 2 – 4th Health Gene Technologies visited Emirates International Forensic Conference & Exhibition Emirates Forensic 2017 – the region’s largest event on forensics and criminology at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The conference invited key specialists from new technology developers to criminal police judges to share international experience through workshops, exhibitions, poster presentations and oral presentations.

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Health Gene Technologies presented an in-depth validation study of our key product – SureID® 21G Human STR Identification Kit with our scientific collaboration partner SIMEF.

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About Health Gene Technologies

Health Gene Technologies founded in August 2011 is focused on gene analysis, molecular diagnostics product development, as well as the production and the sales of the products. HGT boasts 2,000 square meters of molecular diagnostics R&D laboratory and a 1,000 square metre GMP standard purification plant. It employs both domestic and foreign leading molecular diagnostics and production management personnel, led by the professional R&D team.

Inspired by our motto “Health Technologies • Healthy Life” HGT commits to high standard AFA product development. The unique AFA technology is dedicated to independent R&D and production of nucleic acid molecule detection products. The products comply with leading international standards for human ID and paternity identification, infectious pathogen detection, individualized medication guide and provides the most superior molecular detection solutions.

 

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Partners with HEALTH BioMed to Support Molecular Diagnostics Development in China

CARLSBAD, Calif., and NINGBO, China– AACC 2016 – (July 28, 2016) – Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, and HEALTH BioMed (HBM) today announces a collaboration to support HBM’s development of molecular diagnostic (MDx) kits for infectious disease and pharmacogenomics screening to serve the China market.

Under the terms of a strategic agreement, HBM will submit all kits it develops on the Applied Biosystems 3500Dx Capillary Electrophoresis (CE) platform through the appropriate regulatory process with the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) following successful validation.

“Our collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific will enable HBM to meet a critical need in the China market for a series of high accuracy kits designed to run on a single CE platform to improve human health outcomes,” said Jianwei Yu, Chairman and CEO of HEALTH BioMed. “Molecular diagnostics such as these can improve diagnosis and treatment strategies in hospital settings while also helping to decrease antibiotic abuse.”

HBM intends to leverage its CE-based Advanced Fragment Analysis (AFA) technology and reagents, which are currently CE-IVD-and cFDA-marked as is the ABI 3500Dx platform, to develop multiple assays under its SureX brand of multiplex kits. HBM’s current offering for human papillomavirus (HPV)screening, for example,is designed to target 25 high- and low-risk markers with high sensitivity, specificity and low hands-on-time. Development of its pharmacogenomics kits under the agreement will be designed to further support precision medicine initiatives in the country.

“As the world leader in serving science, we are proud to be an enabling partner to help HEALTH BioMed build its portfolio of molecular diagnostics designed to better manage human health in China,” said Mark Smedley, president of genetic sciences at Thermo Fisher. “We are committed to working with diagnostic partners around the world who share our vision to drive the era of precision medicine.”

For more information, please visit Thermo Fisher (booths#2334 and #2145) or HEALTH BioMed (booth #2541) during the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) 2016 annual meeting July 31-Aug. 4 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.

 

About HEALTH BioMed and HEALTH Gene Technologies

Founded over 20 years, HEALTH BioMed (HBM) is a leading healthcare provider for clinical diagnostic and pharmaceutical products with business divisions of R&D, manufacture, sales and service for over 600 hospitals users in China.Guided by operation philosophy ‘Health Technologies, Healthier Services’, HBM dedicates to provide the world-class healthcare service and products to our customers.HEALTH Gene Technologies, HBM’s wholly-owned subsidiary, is committed to developing and manufacturing simple, rapid and effective nucleic acid testing solutions for partners in public safety and precisionmedicine. For more information, please visit HBM: www.nb-health.com/HGT.

 

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and more than 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

 

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HGT can provide next day delivery to EU countries via its new established European logistics centre in the UK

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HEALTH Gene Technologies has seen a year of expansion in the overseas market. In order to service the expanding business in Europe, we have partnered with Shentong express (STO) British Co., Ltd. to build a strong logistics centre near the London Heathrow Airport. This UK cold storage warehouse has enabled HGT to provide most European customers with a next day delivery service.

From Q4 2015, all the shipments can be redirected to our customers from our brand new logistics spot to any country in Europe upon request. Most of the EU Zone countries will benefit from the next day delivery service and there will be no more customs clearance delay. This service will help HGT to develop its small and end user business in this region.

Located 10 minutes away from the London Heathrow Airport, HGT’s European logistics centre is equipped with advanced facilities and a professional team. Its online logistic system has seamless connection with delivery partners (DHL, TNT, Fedex, UPS), which enables the staff and customers to trace the packages closely.

STO Express is an experienced logistics company that specializes in logistics between China, Europe and worldwide, now equipped with cold storage capability for our molecular diagnostics products, they provide European customers with swift and convenient service.

STO Express UK:

Shentong express (STO) British Co., Ltd. is the British subsidiary of Shentong express, which was a subsidiary of A Plus Express Group more than 10 years. It is the official cooperation agency of ParcelForce, Bpost, DHL, UPS, Interlink, Yodel, Kangaroo, Countdown.

Shentong Express is the first delivery company to be listed in the Chinese Stock market. It is the biggest delivery private enterprise with more than 20 years of experience. It has the largest scale network within China and overseas, which consists of over 1400 subsidiaries, over 10,000 service spots, and over 200,000 staff members. In 2014, Shentong delivered 2.4 billion packages in total.

STO Express UK has fewer restrictions for mailing objects, and all couriers and freights are tracked via real-time technology. The company has conveniently settled its office and warehouse 10 minutes away from London Heathrow Airport. In order to accommodate the shipment of reagents via cold chain, STO express has established cold storage facilities and implemented professional management procedures.


About Health Gene Technologies

Health Gene Technologies founded in August 2011 is focused on gene analysis, molecular diagnostics product development, as well as the production and the sales of the products. HGT boasts 2,000 square meters of molecular diagnostics R&D laboratory and a 1,000 square metre GMP standard purification plant. It employs both domestic and foreign leading molecular diagnostics and production management personnel, led by the professional R&D team.

Inspired by our motto “Health Technologies • Healthy Life” HGT commits to high standard AFA product development. The unique AFA technology is dedicated to independent R&D and production of nucleic acid molecule detection products. The products comply with leading international standards for human ID and paternity identification, infectious pathogen detection, individualized medication guide and provides the most superior molecular detection solutions.


 

For more information, please visit

http://www.healthgenetech.com/


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HEALTH Gene Technologies visits the ARAB HEALTH and MEDLAB Middle East

2016-02-26

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ARAB HEALTH is one of the most actively rising healthcare exhibitions not only in the region but also in the world. As the World’s Largest Attended Laboratory Exhibition and Conference, MEDLAB Middle East – the dedicated IVD and laboratory section of Arab Health attracts a lot of visitors from different backgrounds and countries: the Middle East, Asia, Europe being the main sources of visitors. Thermo Fisher Scientific was exhibiting their 3500 Genetic Analyzer, which functions as a platform for all of HEALTH Gene Technologies products. This year boasted a large Chinese pavilion exhibiting the rising scene in the country.

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Arab Health and MEDLAB Dubai exhibitions have recently become the meeting point for health care professionals in the industry as it is a showcase example of quality IVD and medical laboratory equipment, consumables and reagents.

We hope that the connections made will help us establish long-term cooperation within the region.


About Health Gene Technologies

Health Gene Technologies founded in August 2011 is focused on gene analysis, molecular diagnostics product development, as well as the production and the sales of the products. HGT boasts 2,000 square meters of molecular diagnostics R&D laboratory and a 1,000 square metre GMP standard purification plant. It employs both domestic and foreign leading molecular diagnostics and production management personnel, led by the professional R&D team.

Inspired by our motto “Health Technologies • Healthy Life” HGT commits to high standard AFA product development. The unique AFA technology is dedicated to independent R&D and production of nucleic acid molecule detection products. The products comply with leading international standards for human ID and paternity identification, infectious pathogen detection, individualized medication guide and provides the most superior molecular detection solutions.


 

For more information, please visit

http://www.healthgenetech.com/