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April 27, 2015 10:10 AM ET

Healthcare Equipment and Supplies

Company Overview of Zyomyx, Inc.

Company Overview

Zyomyx, Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of diagnostic platforms. The company offers disposable CD4 T-cell, a point-of-care test for HIV/AIDS treatment. Zyomyx, Inc. also provides a platform technology for cell counting. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Fremont, California.

6519 Dumbarton Circle

Fremont, CA 94555

United States

Founded in 1998

Phone:

510-265-8000

Fax:

510-784-2569

Key Executives for Zyomyx, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 49
Director of Technology
Director of Finance and Administration
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Zyomyx, Inc. Key Developments

Zyomyx, Inc. Receives $7.5 Million from UNITAID to Commercialize its Quantitative MyT4 Point-of-Care CD4 Test

Zyomyx, Inc. has been awarded $7.5 million from UNITAID to commercialize its quantitative MyT4(TM) point-of-care CD4 test, designed to guide HIV/AIDS treatment initiation and monitoring in low- and middle-income countries. UNITAID's funding contribution is part of its strategy to speed up access to a range of new and improved technologies from a number of manufacturers for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria for the world's most vulnerable populations. It will support field evaluations of the product, training for national HIV programs, and country-level and global regulatory filings. The Zyomyx test is the fastest point-of-care CD4 diagnostic on the market and delivers results that are equivalent to lab-based flow cytometry, the gold standard of CD4 testing. The MyT4(TM) CD4 test is commercially available receiving a CE Mark in December 2013.

Mylan, Inc. and Zyomyx, Inc. Enter into Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Innovative Point-of-Care CD4 Diagnostic Test

Mylan, Inc. announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Zyomyx, Inc. for the rights to distribute Zyomyx's proprietary point-of-care (POC) CD4 T-cell count test in the developing world. CD4 count testing is a critical diagnostic component in treating HIV/AIDS, as medical professionals refer to a patient's CD4 count to determine when to begin and/or alter HIV treatment. As part of the agreement, Mylan also has made a strategic equity investment in Zyomyx. The Zyomyx POC CD4 test is currently in final stages of development and expected to launch in the near-term, pending applicable regulatory approvals. Mylan expects to distribute the portable, easy-to-use, low-cost test in the developing world alongside its broad portfolio of high quality, affordable generic antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in order to improve access to and guide HIV/AIDS treatment in resource-limited settings. To complement the exclusive agreement with Zyomyx, Mylan also announced that it has signed a Global Access Commitment with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, an investor in Zyomyx. Mylan has committed to ensuring that the Zyomyx POC CD4 technology can be made available and accessible at a reasonable price in high burden HIV countries. Increasing access to affordable and effective health interventions for those in need is a priority for the foundation.

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