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28 September 2022

Singapore-headquartered biotech MiRXES, National University Heart Centre, Singapore (NUHCS) and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) launch SPHERE (Singapore Pulmonary Hypertension Early detection with miRNA biomarkErs) study to identify biomarkers that are relevant to early detection of pulmonary hypertension with the aim to improve Asian patient outcomes and save lives.

18 September 2022

MiRXES announced today the donation of SG$88,902 to the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS) Cancer Fund, a sub-fund of NUHS Fund, at the closing ceremony of Let’s Ride! Singapore today, to assist less fortunate cancer patients with critical cancer treatments. This event was graced by Guest-of-Honor, Ms. Low Yen Ling, Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry & Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, and Mayor of South West District, who witnessed the cheque presentation ceremony.

7 July 2022

MiRXES announced announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that launched Project CADENCE (CAncer Detected Early caN be CurEd) and also officially opened its R&D and clinical diagnostic labs in Biopolis, Singapore.

7 June 2022

MiRXES has formed a strategic partnership with BGI-Research, an internationally renowned genomics research institution, and MGI, a leading developer and provider of high-throughput sequencing platforms, to accelerate spatio-temporal transcriptomics and multi-omics research in human development and diseases.

27 May 2022

MiRXES announced today the opening of the first industry 4.0 (i4.0) in vitro diagnostic (IVD) manufacturing facility in Southeast Asia. This S$8 million facility at JTC MedTech Hub is the largest i4.0 IVD manufacturing site at in Southeast Asia at 15,000 square feet. Guest-of-Honour, Mr Gan Kim Yong, Minister for Trade and Industry, graced the opening ceremony.

12 April 2022

MiRXES announced today the appointment of Professor Tony Mok, a world-renowned medical oncologist, to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Professor Mok co-founded the Lung Cancer Research Group, Chinese Thoracic Oncology Research Group and Asia Thoracic Oncology Research Group and has led multiple multi-national studies that help establish the global standard on personalized medicine for lung cancer.

15 February 2022

MiRXES announced today the set-up of its Hong Kong office and the appointment of Mr. Martin LAW as Managing Director in Hong Kong, who will report to MiRXES’s Co-founder and CEO, Dr. Lihan ZHOU. Mr. Law will lead the establishment and operations of MiRXES Hong Kong Limited, to explore partnerships in providing accurate, affordable and accessible cancer early detection to the Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area communities.

22 November 2021

MiRXES announced today that Dr. Lihan ZHOU, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at MiRXES, Dr. Ruiyang ZOU, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at MiRXES and Mr. Isaac HO, Chief Investment Officer at MiRXES, have been named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) 2021 Singapore by professional services organization, EY.

15 November 2021

MiRXES announced today the appointment of Mr. Dan HEADON as Senior Vice President (SVP), Marketing. Mr. Headon will raise the awareness of MiRXES’s products to patients and customers by partnering closely with the Product, Commercial Operations and Medical Affairs’ teams in launching new products and refining the marketing strategy for MiRXES’s existing products.

23 October 2021

Yayasan MENDAKI and MiRXES, are pleased to announce today the setting up of the “MENDAKI – MIRXES Scholarship” for Malay/Muslim students who are pursuing undergraduate and post-graduate studies in Life and Biomedical Sciences. In addition to the scholarships, the students will also receive internship opportunities and securing employment opportunities with MiRXES upon their graduation.

1 October 2021

MiRXES announced today the appointment of Mr. Cher Hwa TEO as Senior Vice President (SVP), Health Innovation Delivery and Chief of Staff. As the SVP of Health Innovation Delivery, Mr. Teo will help embed MiRXES into the Singapore healthcare ecosystem through downstream market access efforts by driving greater advocacy towards the adoption of MiRXES’s technology and products.

21 September 2021

MiRXES announced today the appointment of Mr. Da LIU to its Board of Directors. Currently the Managing Director of CR-CP Life Science Fund, Mr. Liu leads investments in life sciences companies globally, especially those in emerging sectors such as RNA therapeutics and cancer screening.

20 September 2021

MiRXES announced today the appointment of Dr. David CAPES as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Innovation. In this newly created role, Dr. Capes will focus on the transformation of MIRXES from a regional SME to a global innovation enterprise over the next three years.

28 July 2021

Dr. Holger Heyn, an expert in single-cell genomics and spatial transcriptomics, has joined the Scientific Advisory Board of MiRXES to help advance its development of RNA-powered multi-omics solutions for research and diagnostics.

8 July 2021

This new capital will support MiRXES’s growth as a global leader in cancer early detection tests and preventive healthcare.

24 February 2021

This study shows MiRXES qPCR profiling platform to be superior in reproducibility and detection rate compared to other commercial microRNA profiling platforms when used for validation of blood-based microRNA biomarkers.

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