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 period. This is Biodesix’ first inclusion on the list. The company’s revenue grew more than 20-fold between 2011 and 2014.
“We’re proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish in the past few years, not only in terms of growth, but what that growth represents – more cancer patients across the United States helped by our innovative diagnostic tests,” said Frank Ronchetti, Biodesix’ CFO.
Biodesix® is the 22nd fastest-growing company in Inc.’s “Health” category, and is one of 14 Colorado-based businesses to make the top 500 this year.
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Biodesix’ diagnostic tests are used for earlier disease detection, more accurate diagnosis, disease monitoring and better therapeutic guidance, leading to improved outcomes for cancer patients. The company currently has two tests available to clinicians, GeneStrat™ and VeriStrat®. Used for tumor profiling, GeneStrat is an a la carte gene panel of clinically actionable mutations. VeriStrat, a serum proteomic test, provides physicians with prognostic and predictive information to improve treatment decisions. In addition to developing novel diagnostics independently, the company partners with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies to develop companion diagnostics to improve the utility of therapeutic agents.
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