Genetics Institute of America Receives IRB Approval to Expand Study to Additional Cancers

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Holly Magliochetti

Genetics Institute of America

Genetics Institute of America (GIA) is a national laboratory dedicated to heightening the awareness of early intervention and genetic screening to promote the longevity and quality of life outcomes.  

July 21, 2020
• OpsisDxTM Platform Development Machine

• Learning Algorithm

• Study Expanded to Include Breast, Ovarian, Lung Cancers

MIAMI, FL – Genetics Institute of America announced today that it has received IRB approval to expand its Prostate Cancer Study (GH215) to include: Breast, Ovarian, and Lung Cancers.

Entopsis had earlier entered into a diagnostics commercialization agreement with Genetics Institute of America of Delray Beach, Florida focusing on Prostate Cancer. Genetics Institute of America will develop additional laboratory developed tests (LDT) based on Entopsis’ OpsisDxTM diagnostics platform. The purpose of these tests in Breast, Ovarian and Lung Cancers will be to enhance early detection and diagnosis while reducing unnecessary invasive procedures for patients who are suspected of having cancer.

Genetics Institute of America will run prospective, Institutional Review Board approved, validation studies in its CLIA licensed facility for each cancer type, and launch each laboratory developed test upon successful completion and acceptance of the study.

Entopsis consists of a team of scientists and engineers looking to re-focus the diagnostics industry on early detection and disease prevention with an eye towards improved ‘health spans’. In 2016, Entopsis was awarded the “Most Disruptive Technology Award” by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.

“We’re pure research scientists, so we’re excited to be working with the team at Genetics Institute of America on this venture,” said Obdulio Piloto, PhD, Co-founder and CEO of Entopsis. “The ability to positively impact patients’ lives is one of the missions of Genetics Institute of America. Bringing additional OpsisDxTM tests to market will help in the care of thousands of patients,” said Holly Magliochetti, CEO and Founder of Genetics Institute of America.

Genetics Institute of America will recruit leading physicians as co-investigators and additional study sites commencing immediately.

About Entopsis
Entopsis is a research and development company working on low-cost, accurate and flexible solutions to the world’s greatest medical problems. Entopsis seeks to create innovative and impactful solutions by integrating insights from multiple scientific disciplines. The company is predominantly focused in the areas of oncology, infectious diseases, and other unmet medical needs. For more information, please visit
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