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April 21, 2015 2:58 AM ET

Biotechnology

Company Overview of DermTech, Inc.

Company Overview

DermTech International, a molecular diagnostic company, is engaged in developing and marketing gene expression tests to facilitate the diagnosis of dermatologic conditions. The company offers Adhesive Skin Sample Collection Kit, which consists of adhesive patches, instructions for use, a marking pen for lesion outlining, and a pre-addressed and prepaid return shipping pack. Its Adhesive Skin Sample Collection Kit allows for the collection of skin samples with minimal patient discomfort. The company also provides Pigmented Lesion Assay for reducing unnecessary surgical biopsy procedures and enhancing diagnostic accuracy; ribonucleic acid extraction services; and a smart phone based photoinfor...

11099 North Torrey Pines Road

Suite 100

La Jolla, CA 92037

United States

Founded in 1995

20 Employees

Phone:

858-450-4222

Fax:

858-200-3877

Key Executives for DermTech, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 48
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial & Accounting Officer, Secretary and Treasurer
Age: 58
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 50
Chief Medical Officer
Director of Business Administration
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

DermTech, Inc. Key Developments

U.S. Patent Office Grants DermTech, Inc.'s Broad Patent for Skin Cancer Gene Classifier

DermTech, Inc. announced that it has been issued a notice of allowance by the U.S. Patent Office for claims related to a gene classifier for pigmented skin lesion assessment. The gene classifier has been shown to be associated with melanoma skin cancer and can be used by clinicians to evaluate pigmented skin lesions. When used with the Adhesive Skin Sample Collection Kit, it provides a non-invasive measurement of melanoma related gene expression thereby facilitating accurate clinical diagnosis and helping avoid unnecessary surgical biopsies.

DermTech International Adds Three Members to its Commercialization Team

DermTech International announced that it has added three members to its commercialization team. Art Wampole will lead the company's sales effort, Annie Bell will lead the company's marketing strategy, and Mildred Romero will lead the company's reimbursement implementation. Art Wampole was previously the Vice President of Sales at Dermpath Diagnostics. Annie Bell held senior management positions in Sales and Marketing for Ameripath Inc. and was the general manager of Dermpath Diagnostics. Mildred Romero has held senior management positions and led reimbursement development at several innovative diagnostics companies including DexCom Inc. and Pathway Genomics Corporation.

DermTech International Auditor Raises 'Going Concern' Doubt

DermTech International filed its Annual on May 09, 2014 for the period ending Dec 31, 2013. In this report its auditor, Grant Thornton, gave an unqualified opinion expressing doubt that the company can continue as a going concern.

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