Press Releases

2011

Sirius Genomics Launches Major International Sepsis Study

October 11, 2011

Vancouver, BC – BC-based biotech company Sirius Genomics today announced the launch of a large, international study that enlists the help of some of the world’s top acute care centers in a hunt for a biomarker that would predict outcome from a controversial treatment using activated protein C. The press release can be downloaded here.

Life Sciences in BC gets a Boost from New Partnership

May 24, 2011

Vancouver, BC – A unique funding program from Genome British Columbia (Genome BC) will enable one of BC’s emerging biotech companies, Sirius Genomics Inc. (Sirius), to undertake final steps towards development of a biomarker aimed at dramatically improving the treatment of sepsis. The press release can be downloaded here.

2010

Sirius Genomics Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent

October 26, 2010

Vancouver, BC – Sirius Genomics, a developer of companion diagnostics, announced today that U.S. patent No. 7,820,376 entitled “Protein C Polymorphisms” has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent relates to a novel use of a Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) located in the Protein C gene. The press release can be downloaded here.

Sirius Genomics and Golden Helix Collaborate on Companion Diagnostic Development

October 12, 2010

Vancouver, BC & Bozeman, MT – Sirius Genomics, a developer of companion diagnostics, and Golden Helix, a global leader in genetic analysis solutions, announced today a collaboration under which Golden Helix will apply its expertise and technologies in SNP and copy number variant analysis and predictive modeling to advance development of Sirius’ diagnostic pipeline. The press release can be downloaded here.

Sirius Genomics Receives NRC-IRAP Funding for Development of New Biomarkers

October 5, 2010

Vancouver, BC – Sirius Genomics, a developer of companion diagnostics, announced today that it has signed its second Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The press release can be downloaded here.

Sirius Genomics Announces Appointment of Senior Director of Business Development

June 30, 2010

Vancouver, BC – Sirius Genomics, a developer of pharmacogenomic diagnostics, announced today that Kamran Alam has been appointed Senior Director of Business Development. The press release can be downloaded here.

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