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10 August 2023

Mirxes announced today that its flagship product GASTROClearTM, a PCR-based in vitro diagnostic test for early detection of gastric (stomach) cancer, has been granted Breakthrough Device Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Globally, this marks the first time that 1) a blood miRNA test, 2) an in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test for early detection of gastric cancer, and 3) a molecular in vitro diagnostic test developed in Southeast Asia, has received a Breakthrough Device Designation from the U.S. FDA.

25 July 2023

Mirxes announced today the successful completion of its Series D funding round, securing a total of US$50 million. In addition to securing the Series D funding, Mirxes is pleased to announce that it has filed the listing application with The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEX) under Chapter 18A of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on HKEX. 

29 November 2022

MiRXES signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PT ELION MEDIKA INDONESIA (PT ELION) to validate and commercialize MiRXES’s microRNA cancer blood tests for stomach and lung cancers in Indonesia, and establish CADENCE-ID, a joint project for the optimization and validation of a novel multi-cancer blood test, based on blood-borne circulating miRNA and DNA methylation biomarkers in the Indonesian population, for up to nine high incidence and high mortality cancers.

22 November 2022

MiRXES together with Guest of Honor Dr. Wang Jian, Co-founder and Chairman of BGI Group, unveiled today the cutting-edge DNBSEQ-T10×4RS Genetic Sequencing System (T10), the world’s largest and highest throughput next generation sequencer. The T10 sequencing platform will provide a significant boost to Singapore’s sequencing power and build a high-resolution spatial transcriptomics pipeline in Singapore.

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.

2021 Releases

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.

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.

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.

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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