Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 23, 2020) - BioMark Diagnostics Inc. (CSE: BUX) (FSE: 20B) (OTC Pink: BMKDF) ("BioMark") is pleased to announce that on September 29, its strategic scientific advisor Dr. Donald Miller is to present on BioMark's SSAT amantadine assay for the early detection of cancer at the prestigious Delaware Valley Drug Metabolism Discussion Group (DVDMDG).
Rashid Ahmed, President and CEO of BioMark, says, "We are pleased to have Dr. Donald Miller present his important work on the SSAT amantadine assay for the early detection of cancer in such an excellent forum with the distinguished Delaware Valley Drug Metabolism Discussion Group. Don's work on biomarkers and the blood-brain barrier, as relates to cancer, is a crucial part of BioMark's mission to use biomarkers to diagnose and monitor cancers early. His talk will increase BioMark's visibility to companies in the Biopharma and diagnostics space and will further support the scientific foundation of BioMark's technology platform."
The DVDMDG takes place online on September 22 and September 29, Eastern time. Dr. Miller is presenting on September 29 at 2pm. For more information, please refer to the DVDMDG website at: https://www.dvdmdg.org/
About Dr. Donald Miller
Dr. Donald Miller is a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Manitoba. He received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from Bethel College (1985), Newton, Kansas, and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Kansas (1991). He was a Marion Merrell Dow Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Dr. Ronald Borchardt's laboratory at the University of Kansas where he studied biological approaches for enhancing drug delivery and drug absorption (1991-1993). Dr. Miller is an internationally recognized expert in drug transporters and blood-brain barrier function, having served on both NIH and CIHR grant and fellowship review panels, as well as reviewer and site visit examiner for Austrian and European Union based program grant initiatives. Dr. Miller's research program includes examination of blood-brain barrier changes during brain tumor development and identification of methods for increasing the delivery of chemotherapeutic agents to brain tumor; identification and characterization of drug efflux transport proteins in the blood-brain barrier and the molecular mechanisms influencing activity and expression; and the design and development of nanoparticle drug delivery platforms for CNS applications.
About the Delaware Valley Drug Metabolism Discussion Group (DVDMDG)
The DVDMDG provides scientists with a forum to discuss current topics in the drug metabolism sciences and includes scientists from most of the major pharmaceutical companies in the Philadelphia area as well as many local universities and laboratories. The continued growth of the organization since its founding in 1975 attests to the relevance and utility of the group.
About BioMark Diagnostics Inc.
BioMark is developing proprietary, non-invasive, and accurate cancer diagnostic solutions which can help detect, monitor and assess treatment for cancer early and cost effectively. The technology can also be used for measuring response to treatment and potentially for serial monitoring for cancer survivors.
For further information on BioMark, please Contact:
Rashid Ahmed Bux
President & CEO
BioMark Diagnostics Inc.
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