News and Publications
November 15, 2019
Personalized Medicine Conference spotlights Coriell Life Sciences’ medication risk management program
At the annual Personalized Medicine Conference in Boston held November 13-14, Coriell Life Sciences President and CEO Scott Megill joined Jane Cheshire Gilbert, director of retiree healthcare for the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) Kentucky to discuss implementing a medication risk management program among the TRS Kentucky pension fund’s 36,000 Medicare-eligible retirees. Administered by Coriell Life Sciences, this comprehensive program driven by genetic testing helped the pension fund to dramatically improve retirees’ health, reduce adverse drug reactions, and lower overall costs.
November 2, 2019
Program implementation and evaluation data translates into medication safety and big savings
Join Coriell Life Sciences at APHA 2019, the annual meeting and expo of the American Public Health Association, where the company will present its latest precision public health findings at the Genomics Forum on November 5 at 10:30 a.m. The APHA Annual Meeting, one of the nation’s most influential public health events, will be held November 2-6 in Philadelphia, PA.
November 1, 2019
Coriell Life Sciences has expanded its leadership team and announced three new roles. Chief Financial Officer William Testa, CPA, started on June 17; Chief Revenue Officer Jennifer Ferrang, MBA, joined the company on September 30; and Director of Precision Medicine Aissa Aifaoui, PharmD, Clinical Pathologist, began on October 15.
September 27, 2019
Novel diagnostic tools offer women more effective treatment and healing
If you’re a woman who has had vaginitis, you know that getting a fast, accurate diagnosis is the key to effective treatment and relief. Vaginitis is one of the most common and frustrating health concerns for millions of women around the world—and yet, the diagnosis of vaginitis has historically relied on the use of clinical assessment supported by outdated and often inaccurate microscopic methods.
August 27, 2019
KPMG, Coriell Life Sciences And Thermo Fisher Scientific To Collaborate On Links Between Medications And Genes
- Heightened capability aimed at improving pharmacy safety, health outcomes with the use of genetic testing
- Leading life sciences company with expertise in genetic analysis instruments and consumables coupled with pharmacogenomics and medication safety management company’s capabilities available to KPMG’s Care Continuum Optimization clients
KPMG’s Clinical Intelligence (KCI) platform is helping clinicians improve the quality of care by furnishing them with pharmacogenomics data – information about how genes interact with medicines – from Coriell Life Sciences (CLS), supported by Thermo Fisher Scientific’s leading genetic analysis platform and content.
July 31, 2019
- Coriell Life Sciences explores the consequences of patient-specific changes in the key gene CYP2D6 in psychiatry
- Findings intended to assist frontline providers with better understanding of the ways genetic variation can help guide therapy
Novel technologies like pharmacogenomic (PGx) analysis look at the genes that control a patient’s ability to metabolize many commonly used drugs, and offer important insight into patient physiology which can have a significant impact in psychiatric care and treatment outcomes.
April 23, 2019
Combining a pharmacist-led implementation process with analytics and clinical decision support will provide a unique advantage for healthcare and benefit providers
RxGenomix, an innovative pharmacogenomics (PGx) solutions provider, and Coriell Life Sciences (CLS), the leading provider of clinical genetic reporting solutions, today announced a partnership that makes it easier for healthcare and benefit providers to more effectively deploy pharmacogenomics as a compelling clinical strategy. Together, their combined solution of claims analytics, clinical decision support, and a pharmacist-led offering seeks to make PGx more accessible and more effective in improving health while reducing overall healthcare costs.
May 20, 2018
New molecular women’s health report provides complete decision support for the detection of vaginal infections
Coriell Life Sciences (CLS), an innovative provider of clinical genetic reporting solutions, today announced the launch of their next-generation solution for the quantitative diagnosis and reporting of bacterial vaginosis (BV). The test can simultaneously aid in the differential diagnosis of other vaginal infections that clinically present with the same signs and symptoms as BV.
May 1, 2018
Teachers’ Retirement System of Kentucky personalized medicine pilot receives national recognition
Coriell Life Science is excited to share that Teachers’ Retirement System of Kentucky Personalized Medicine Project received a national award for health care innovation from the State and Local Government Benefits Association (SALGBA). Members of the TRS insurance team were on hand to accept the SALGBA Innovation Challenge Award at its annual national conference on May 1st, 2018.