August 13, 2015
Biodesix, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company that discovers and commercializes blood-based diagnostic tests to improve outcomes for patients with cancer, today announced that the company was named the 216th fastest-growing private company in America in the 2015 Inc.500|5000 list.
The Inc. 500, published annually by Inc. magazine, ranks privately-held businesses in the United States by percentage revenue growth over a three-year ... Read more
July 29, 2015
Biodesix, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company that discovers and commercializes blood-based diagnostic tests to improve outcomes for patients with cancer, and Biognosys AG, a leader in next-gen proteomics, today announced that Biodesix® will begin offering Biognosys’ HRM technology as part of its companion diagnostic development capabilities to develop novel protein assays for the oncology market.
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June 8, 2015
Blood-based proteomic test for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) now covered by three major national payers for a total of over 160 million covered lives
Biodesix, Inc. today announced that its VeriStrat® test is now considered a medically necessary benefit by Aetna Corporation (NYSE: AET). Aetna published a positive coverage policy for the VeriStrat proteomic ... Read more
April 21, 2015
Diagnostic deemed medically necessary to guide treatment decisions for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Biodesix, Inc. today announced that its VeriStrat® test received a positive coverage decision from CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS). CareFirst announced its position to extend coverage to the VeriStrat blood-based test for use as “a marker to aid in predicting ... Read more
March 24, 2015
Biodesix Inc. today announced the publication in the journal Lung Cancer of a pivotal paper demonstrating the economic implications to the US healthcare system of using VeriStrat® in guiding treatment of patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The paper’s authors conclude that using VeriStrat improves overall survival and decreases medical costs in the ... Read more
March 11, 2015
Biodesix, Inc., a Boulder CO-based molecular diagnostics company, and Inivata, a Cambridge, England-based clinical cancer genomics company announced a partnership today to develop and commercialize Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)-blood based tests for clinical applications in lung cancer. This agreement will leverage Inivata’s proprietary, enhanced TAm-Seq™ technology platform and Biodesix’ development and commercialization capabilities in the ... Read more
January 12, 2015
Biodesix, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company that develops and commercializes blood-based tests in oncology enabling physicians to make more precise diagnostic and therapeutic decisions, announced today that the company increased the size of its offering of series E preferred shares in a follow-on sale. In addition to the $15 million of series E shares sold ... Read more
October 27, 2014
Guidelines provide evidence-based, consensus-driven recommendations for managing cancer.
Biodesix Inc., a molecular diagnostics company dedicated to advancing precision medicine and improved patient care, today announced that its VeriStrat® blood-based prognostic and predictive proteomics test has been approved for inclusion in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).
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September 29, 2014
AVEO Oncology (NASDAQ: AVEO) and Biodesix, Inc. today announced the presentation of results from a retrospective exploratory analysis using VeriStrat®, a commercially available serum protein test, to identify patients most likely to benefit from the addition of ficlatuzumab, AVEO’s HGF inhibitory antibody, to epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine-kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy in a randomized ... Read more
September 9, 2014
Lung cancer diagnostic deemed medically necessary to guide treatment decisions
Biodesix, Inc., a fully integrated molecular diagnostics company dedicated to personalizing medicine, today announced that its VeriStrat® test received a positive coverage decision from Highmark Inc., a Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) affiliate organization and one of the largest insurance companies in the United States. Highmark announced ... Read more