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Cardiovascular Disease

News on molecular diagnostics, pharmacogenomics tests for coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, and more.

Prevencio said that the agreement with Microsoft involves sales of cardiac blood tests to hospitals, life science companies, and contract research organizations.

The Ottawa-based molecular diagnostics maker also plans to enter applied markets in the near term, and ultimately point-of-care infectious disease testing.

The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based firm is part of a growing biotech ecosystem in the region, which has particular expertise in transplant medicine. 

The score's developers also suggest that current guidelines for stroke prevention may not be sufficient for individuals at higher genomic risk for the condition.

Within the program, Ochsner is hoping to improve preventive care in certain cancer and cardiac conditions with information from genetic tests performed by Color.