Manchester, United Kingdom, October 7, 2010 / b3c newswire / - Myconostica Ltd, the medical diagnostic company developing and commercialising rapid and highly specific tests for life-threatening fungal infections, today announces the immediate appointment of Mr David Evans as independent Non-Executive Director.
Myconostica, which is based in the
As the former CFO of Shield Diagnostics Ltd, David guided the business through its IPO and then, as its CEO, through its merger with Axis Biochemical ASA to form Axis-Shield plc, a Fully Listed diagnostics company. He is currently Chairman or Non-Executive Director of a number of companies within the diagnostic and life science space including Epistem Holdings plc, Immunodiagnostic Systems Holdings plc and Omega Diagnostics Group plc, all AIM listed diagnostic companies. David was Chairman of Manchester-based personalised medicine/ companion diagnostic business DxS Ltd for three years until June 2009 and during this time he steered DxS’s transformation from a reference genetics laboratory to a thriving molecular diagnostics products company.
David Evans, said “I am delighted to be joining the Board of Myconostica at a point in time where I believe it is at its inflection point and the trajectory from here is significantly upward.”
About Myconostica Ltd. - www.myconostica.co.uk
Myconostica Ltd, a UK-based medical diagnostic company specialises in rapid and highly specific tests for life-threatening fungal infections. Traditional methods of the detection of fungal infections are well documented as being relatively insensitive and slow. Tests provided by Myconostica aim to allow healthcare professionals to rapidly identify patients infected thus enabling clinicians to prescribe appropriate drug therapy. Myconostica is developing and commercialising a portfolio of real-time molecular diagnostic tests for life-threatening fungal infections. Over 10 million people are at risk of these infections each year in Europe and
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