Corporate Profile


ArcticDx Inc. is a molecular diagnostic company with expertise in the design, development and commercialization of validated molecular diagnostic tests. Our product portfolio includes both proprietary and non-proprietary genetic tests for Age-related Macular Degeneration, Cystic Fibrosis, Personalized Medicine and Gestational Diabetes.

 

 

Our Mission


ArcticDx Inc. has created a commercialization engine for molecular diagnostic discoveries. We combine the work of academic strategic partners within our high complexity genetic testing laboratory. The mission is to deliver regulated genetic testing services to doctors for use in the clinical setting.

 

 

Our Leadership Team

 

 

Brent Zanke, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer

 

Dr. Zanke is a graduate of the Universities of Manitoba (MD, 1983) and Toronto (PhD 1993) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada with specialty certification in internal medicine and medical oncology.  He conducted basic and translational laboratory-based research at the Ontario Cancer Institute before assuming administrative duties as Director of the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. He was the Provincial Head of Systemic Therapy for Cancer Care Ontario from 2002 until 2006. He also conducted genomic epidemiology research to explore genomic predictors of colon cancer risk with funding from Genome Canada.

 

 

Greg Hines, President and CEO

 

Mr. Hines was President, CEO and Director of Tm Bioscience (publicly traded on the TSX) from March 31, 2000 to March 1, 2007. He led the design, development and commercialization of a molecular diagnostic platform complete with a menu of molecular tests in the fields of Human Genetics, Pharmacogenetics and Infectious Disease. He sold the business to Luminex (LMNX: NASDAQ) in March 2007. Prior to this Mr. Hines founded (1981) and served as President of Leo Pharma Inc., a research-based pharmaceutical company. He brought eight new medicines through clinical development (phase 2&3), regulatory approval and commercialization. He also served on the Board of Directors of Rx&D, the association of Canada’s research based pharmaceutical manufacturers from 1993 to 1999 and was Chairman in 1997/98.

 

 

Sonny Young, Chief Financial Officer

 

Mr. Young holds a Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, is a Chartered Professional Accountant and articled at Ernst & Young, one of the world’s leading professional services organizations.  He previously held senior finance positions in various public healthcare companies such as GeneNews Limited, Sanofi-Aventis, TLC Laser Eye, Occulogix, and TearLab.

 

 

 

Our Laboratory

 

The testing facility, Arctic Medical Laboratories is located at American Seating Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The laboratory is CLIA and CAP certified and provides a high quality patient result that is supported by peer reviewed literature and regulatory controls. The laboratory provides testing services to doctors on request. There is no testing services for direct to consumer requests.

 

Corporate Headquarters: ArcticDx Inc.

MaRs Centre, 661 University Ave.  Suite 455

Toronto, Ontario  M5G 1M1  Canada

 

T: 1 (866) 964-5182                        F: 1 (866) 964-5184

 

Email: info@arcticdx.com or customerservice@macularisk.com

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