AgPlus Holdings Limited Holdings (‘AgPlus’), the ultra sensitive point-of-care electrochemical diagnostic business, announces the appointment of Dr Tito Bacarese-Hamilton as a Non Executive Director of the Company.
He joins AgPlus from EKF Diagnostics where he was Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for the development and commercial launch of new products and platforms. In addition he was the principal interface with manufacturing operations for the production of new products and platforms critical to EKF’s strategic growth objectives.
Prior to that role, from 2005-2014 Tito was Vice President responsible for research and development at Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE: JNJ) Diabetes Care Franchise where he was responsible for the development and scale-up of new, multi billion dollar sensing platforms.
Tito is a clinical biochemist by training and brings more than 25 years of research and industrial experience in the medical and life sciences sector. He has a broad-based background in medical research and diagnostic product development, biotechnology, drug development programmes and general management. He is an acknowledged expert in the field of in vitro diagnostics with a proven track record of repeatedly and successfully turning innovative technology into revenue-generating platforms.
The third of the AgPlus patents was granted in Japan in July, this three of the 4 patents that have now been granted in Japan.
AgPlus Diagnostics has a family of 4 patents surrounding the platform technology for rapid, quantitative point of care testing. These patents cover the fundamental chemistry that permits the rapid and highly sensitive detection of analytes through to the design of the test cartridge, reader and other features that make this unique platform so powerful.
AgPlus Diagnostics has been featured in the 2015:Issue 1 for the online newsletter Inside Technology. The article Inside Technology 2015-1 provides an overview of the business and the capability of the AgPlus system.
Tim Dwyer (Head of R&D at AgPlus Diagnostics Ltd) presented at the recent Sensors in medicine Conference held at the Royal Geographical Society in London and for those that could not attend we attach a copy of selected slides from his presentation.AgPlus SIM 2015 150325
AgPlus will be presenting a paper titled “A Truly Hand-held, Rapid, Quantitative Point of Care System for Infectious Disease Diagnosis in Resource Limited Settings” at the Sensors in Medicine 2015 conference as part of the Sensors for Infectious Diseases session on the afternoon of March 25th. The conference is to be held on March 24th and 25th at the Royal Geographic Society, London.
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