SIMFO GmbH presents maintrac liquid biopy at the BIO International Convention 2017 San Diego
Maintrac Liquid Biopsy recognized by the European Commission as one of the most innovative procedures in circulating tumor cells
At BIO, more than 16,000 biotechnology and pharmaceutical executives are expected to jointly explore new opportunities and promising partnerships. David Cameron, former Prime Minister of Great Britain, will give the opening speech.
Maintrac® is an innovative analysis platform in cancer diagnostics and therapy monitoring. Maintrac® identifies and quantifies the tumor cells (circulating tumor cells) in the blood sample of a cancer patient and analyzes the efficacy of selected drugs. In clinical trials with more than 650 patients, maintrac® has demonstrated that monitoring CETC in the adjuvant situation, during maintenance and antibody therapy in breast cancer has significant benefits. Possible relapses can be recognized at an early stage.
SIMFO Spezielle Immunologie Forschung + Entwicklung GmbH
The SIMFO Specialized Immunology Research + Development GmbH, based in Bayreuth, is a medical-biologically-oriented company with a high level of competence for personalized diagnostics and cancer therapy. Particular emphasis is set up on the research and development of predictive and prognostic analysis methods for the long-term monitoring and characterization of cancer diseases. This is based on the analysis platform Maintrac®. Maintrac® provides real-time information about the tumor activity and the characteristics of the disease in order to be able to adapt the therapy within a short time frame.