Medical discovery in Utah aided by federal program Michael Paul

March 5, 2011
The Salt Lake Tribune

As the U.S. economy continues to struggle, Washington is consumed with finding a solution to our economic woes that will both sustain growth and encourage job creation.

Legislation passed by Congress last year is helping promising small Utah companies conducting groundbreaking research in the highly competitive life sciences and biotechnology fields to create and preserve innovative jobs as they conduct groundbreaking scientific medical research with the potential to save and improve countless lives.

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Genetic Testing for Autism: What Can Be Done, How Helpful Is It?

January 26, 2011
Pediatrics ConsultantLive

That’s the question we put to Dr John Harrington, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, Virginia, and Dr Michael Paul, CEO and Rena Vanzo, Genetic Counselor of Lineagen—provider of a new integrated genetic testing and counseling service FirstStepDx that contains a genetic test, which the American College of Medical Genetics recommends for the evaluation of children with autism spectrum disorder, among other conditions.

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Utah company Lineagen introducing test to diagnose autism Lois M. Collins

January 10, 2011
Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Against the backdrop of a dramatic increase in the incidence of autism, a Utah company today will formally launch genetic testing and related counseling to help family doctors and pediatricians with early diagnosis of some autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Lineagen's FirstStepDX testing looks for genetic factors known to be associated with ASD.

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Lineagen to Launch Autism Test Nationwide in Q1 2011 Kirell Lakhman

September 6, 2010

Test maker Lineagen is field-testing its new autism diagnostic in California and Utah and expects to launch the assay nationwide in the first quarter of next year, according to the company's CEO.

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Lineagen Selects Affymetrix Technology to Discover Genes Associated With Autism and Multiple Sclerosis

May 12, 2008
Affymetrix Press Release

Collaboration of Scientists From the University of Utah and Vanderbilt University Looks to Gain Insights for the Diagnosis of Diseases That Cost the U.S. Billions of Dollars Annually.

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