Myriad RBM and Bio-Rad have partnered to develop and distribute high-quality immunoassay kits. Under the terms of the agreement, Myriad RBM grants Bio-Rad exclusive distribution rights, for research purposes, to the largest catalog of quantitative multiplexed immunoassays currently available to run on the Bio-Plex® 200, Bio-Plex 3D, and Bio-Plex® MAGPIX™ instruments.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
Bio-Rad Laboratories has played a leading role in the advancement of scientific discovery for over 50 years by providing a broad range of innovative products and services to the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. Founded in 1952, Bio-Rad serves research and industry customers around the world through its global network of operations.
Products and Services
Bio-Rad develops, manufacturers, and markets a wide range of laboratory instruments, apparatus, and consumables used for research in functional genomics, proteomics, and food safety. The company’s Bio-Plex® suspension array system is an open xMAP® Technology platform designed to ensure accurate and reproducible results. The Bio-Plex system comprises all products for a complete workflow, from sample preparation reagents and diluents to sophisticated data analysis, for unsurpassed sensitivity, precision, and accuracy.
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Myriad RBM has a biomarker alliance and services agreement with Covance Inc. (NYSE:CVD) that will provide biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies with a powerful combination of biomarker technologies and services for use in drug development. Under terms of the agreement, Covance will use Myriad RBM as its exclusive third-party provider of multiplexed protein biomarker testing services, and Myriad RBM shall use Covance as its exclusive referral source for laboratory testing services.
About Covance Inc.
Covance, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies with annual revenues greater than $1.7 billion, global operations in more than 25 countries, and more than 10,000 employees worldwide. Information on Covance’s products and services, recent press releases, and SEC filings can be obtained through its website at www.covance.com.
Myriad RBM is a collaborator on the Institut Pasteur’s research project Milieu Interieur (the environment within), funded through a LabEx grant from the French government. The Milieu Interieur project will take an unprecedented look at the human immune system using Myriad RBM’s TruCulture® system for blood collection and culture of an estimated 40,000 samples.
About Milieu Interieur Project
The Milieu Interieur project is an ambitious population based study supported by the French National Ministry of Research and being coordinated by the Institut Pasteur, Paris. A federation of renowned researchers and clinicians from Institut Pasteur, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) and the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) will integrate cutting-edge technology from a number of scientific disciplines including immunology, genomics, molecular biology and bioinformatics to establish the parameters that characterize the immune system of healthy individuals. Insightful analysis of this research will forge a direct path toward personalized medicine – tailoring the right therapeutic strategy for the right person at the right time.
About Institut Pasteur
Louis Pasteur created the Institut Pasteur in 1887 as a private non-profit foundation that rapidly became world-renowned for its biomedical research. The main aim of the Institut Pasteur is understanding and preventing diseases throughout the world through excellent scientific and public health research, teaching and other activities. Together with its major contribution to a deeper understanding of fundamental aspects of life, the Institut Pasteur continues to devote a large part of its efforts to infectious diseases, inherited disorders, neurodegenerative diseases and certain cancers. Close to 2,400 people work on its main campus in Paris, which is at the heart of an international network of 32 research institutes on 5 continents. Over the years, 10 Institut Pasteur researchers have received the Nobel Prize.
IDEXX BioResearch, a division of IDEXX Laboratories, now provides rodent biomarker services through Myriad RBM. This alliance expands our already extensive offerings and demonstrates our commitment to the research community. Our comprehensive suite of products and services includes:
- Laboratory animal diagnostics
- Biological materials testing
- Preclinical and clinical diagnostics
- Research hematology and chemistry analyzers
About IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in animal healthcare innovation, serving researchers and practicing veterinarians around the world with a broad range of diagnostic and information technology-based products and services. IDEXX products support advanced research diagnostics and companion animal medical care, improved staff efficiency and help build more economical work flows. IDEXX is also a worldwide leader in providing diagnostic tests and information for livestock and poultry and tests for the quality and safety of water and milk. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX Laboratories employs more than 4,900 people and offers products to customers in over 100 countries.
More information on IDEXX BioResearch products and services is available at idexxbioresearch.com.