Personalized medicine firm updates its psychiatric drugs screening test

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Personalized medicine firm updates its psychiatric drugs screening test

January 17, 2012 10:59 am by | 0 Comments

Personalized medicine company AssureRx Health has released the next-generation version of its genetic screening test for psychiatric drugs. The Cincinnati-area company’s GeneSightRx test, which helps doctors pick the right psychiatric…


How a person’s genes may take the guesswork out of selecting ADHD, depression treatments

How a person’s genes may take the guesswork out of selecting ADHD, depression treatments

November 5, 2013 9:18 pm by | 0 Comments

Celexa. Zoloft. Prozac. Lexapro. Cymbalta. The list of FDA-approved drugs to treat depression and other neuropsychiatric disorders goes on and on. Finding the right one, or ones, for a patient…


Allos Ventures will invest in the Midwest with new $40M fund for early-stage technologies

Allos Ventures will invest in the Midwest with new $40M fund for early-stage technologies

February 22, 2013 12:17 pm by | 0 Comments

Midwest VC firm Allos Ventures has $40 million in tow and is looking to use it to back a handful of emerging technology companies in the region. Allos’ recently closed…



Personalized medicine test maker AssureRx raises $12.5M series C round

Personalized medicine test maker AssureRx raises $12.5M series C round

May 30, 2012 4:31 pm by | 0 Comments

Personalized medicine test maker AssureRx Health has raised a $12.5 million series C round of investment that it’ll use to help commercialize its tests that help doctors pick the right…


Personalized medicine test maker secures $8M line of credit

Personalized medicine test maker secures $8M line of credit

January 31, 2012 2:27 pm by | 0 Comments

Behavioral health personalized medicine company AssureRx Health has secured an $8 million line of credit as it looks to boost adoption of its genetic screening test for psychiatric drugs. Along…


Personalized medicine firm AssureRx closes $11M Series B investment

Personalized medicine firm AssureRx closes $11M Series B investment

March 25, 2011 11:32 am by | 0 Comments

Personalized medicine test maker AssureRx Health has closed an $11 million Series B round of funding. The Cincinnati-area company will use the funding to expand sales and marketing for its…


AssureRx expands genetic psychiatric drug test

AssureRx expands genetic psychiatric drug test

February 14, 2011 10:19 am by | 0 Comments

AssureRx Health Inc. has added a sixth gene to its test that helps doctors pick the right psychiatric drugs for patients based on their genes.


Personalized medicine testmaker AssureRx appoints COO

Personalized medicine testmaker AssureRx appoints COO

February 2, 2011 10:19 am by | 0 Comments

AssureRx Health Inc., which sells a genetic test that helps doctors pick the right psychiatric drugs for patients based on their genes, has appointed a chief operating officer.



Personalized medicine testmaker AssureRx hoping to raise $10M

Personalized medicine testmaker AssureRx hoping to raise $10M

January 11, 2011 2:14 pm by | 0 Comments

Riding the personalized medicine wave, AssureRx Health Inc. has found a lead investor for a Series A investment round that it hopes reaches $10 million.


AssureRx reports $1.6M raised last year for pharmacogenetic test

AssureRx reports $1.6M raised last year for pharmacogenetic test

July 8, 2010 3:11 pm by | 0 Comments

Updated 12:13 p.m., July 9, 2010. AssureRx Health Inc., the pharmacogenetic test maker in Mason, Ohio, has closed the books on a $1.6 million round of largely angel investment completed…


Personalized medicine comes of age in AssureRx Health test

Personalized medicine comes of age in AssureRx Health test

May 13, 2010 9:50 am by | 1 Comments

“The age of personalized medicine is upon us,” said Jim Burns, chief executive of AssureRx Health Inc., the Cincinnati-area, company that has developed a genetic testing system to help doctors…


AssureRx promotes technology, operations chief

AssureRx promotes technology, operations chief

March 23, 2010 12:24 pm by | 0 Comments

Personalized drug company AssureRx Health Inc. has promoted Donald Wright Jr. to senior vice president of operations and technology. Wright’s responsibilities will include managing the company’s Web-based software product development…


AssureRx adds gene to test for psychiatric drug impact

AssureRx adds gene to test for psychiatric drug impact

March 8, 2010 7:16 pm by | 0 Comments

Personalized drug company AssureRx Health Inc. has added a fifth gene to a genetic test and analysis that determines how psychiatric medicines could impact individual patients. AssureRx added gene CYP1A2…


Queen City Angels defy bad economy, invest in 8 health care companies

Queen City Angels defy bad economy, invest in 8 health care companies

March 3, 2010 3:02 pm by | 0 Comments

Queen City Angels invested in seven life sciences companies and one health information technology company last year, according to its 2009 annual operating report (pdf). The group of accredited investors…


Columbus venture group Ohio TechAngel Funds raises $2.5M for third fund

Columbus venture group Ohio TechAngel Funds raises $2.5M for third fund

January 6, 2010 5:47 pm by | 1 Comments

Early stage venture group Ohio TechAngel Funds has raised $2.5 million for its third investment fund. Like the group’s previous funds, Ohio TechAngel Fund III will invest in Ohio-based technology companies in the life and physical sciences, and information technology industries.


Cincinnati’s AssureRx unveils genetic test to help psychiatric drug treatment

Cincinnati’s AssureRx unveils genetic test to help psychiatric drug treatment

October 22, 2009 5:28 pm by | 0 Comments

GeneSightRx uses either a blood test or cheek swab to check for several genetic variants that can alter the effectiveness of 24 psychiatric drugs such as Paxil, Prozac and Haldol for afflictions ranging from depression and anxiety. The analysis can, for example, suggest certain patients won’t absorb drugs into the system and risk increased side effects. A physician could then adjust the dosage or prescribe something else as a result.