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MedGenome's OncoPept named 'Best Overall Genomics Solution' in 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Awards
Mumbai, India - Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 10:00 Hrs  [IST]
MedGenome, a leading genomics driven research and diagnostics company, announced that it's OncoPep platform of advanced genomics-based solutions designed to accelerate cancer immune-oncology research, was named the winner of the 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Awards for 'Best Overall Genomics Solution.

OncoPept platform is used by researchers to help identify biomarkers aimed at delivering personalized therapies including more durable, improved and responsive cancer immunotherapy treatments. It offers a personalized cancer therapy approach leveraging a novel T cell receptor binding algorithm to predict personalised cancer vaccine candidates, and provides a high-throughput multi-dimensional view of the tumor microenvironment using NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) based solutions.

"We thank the MedTech Breakthrough Awards for recognizing our research solutions that benefit a global community of patients dealing with various types of cancer.  As a leading genomics-based research company, it is our mission to improve health worldwide by developing deep insights into diseases, ultimately leading to treatments and – eventually – cures," said Dr. Amitabha Chaudhuri, VP, research and development at MedGenome.

"The genomics market is incredibly competitive, and we are thrilled to recognize industry innovator, MedGenome, for their breakthrough OncoPept cancer immunotherapy biomarker platform," said James Johnson, Managing Director at MedTech Breakthrough. "MedGenome's solutions are delivering a truly personalized cancer therapy approach, and we are excited to recognize their platform as our 'Best Overall Genomics Solution' award winner in the 2018 MedTech Breakthrough Awards programme."

The MedTech Breakthrough Awards recognize the top companies, people, platforms and products in the health, fitness and medical technology industries today. The mission of the MedTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work and success of health and medical technology companies, services and products.

With over 3,000 global nominations this year for the MedTech Breakthrough Awards, the competition was incredibly fierce. Notable winners from other categories include GE, WebMD, FitBit, Philips, 23andMe, Humana, Abbott, Apple and an impressive list of top companies and startups in the MedTech industry.

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