LexaGene Holdings, Inc. (CVE:LXG) (OTCQB:LXXGF), a molecular diagnostics company that develops fully automated rapid pathogen detection systems, has announced the appointment of Dr Shelley Rankin to its Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr Rankin is a Professor of Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) and is the Chief of Clinical Microbiology and Head of Diagnostic Services at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital.
She is a member of many scientific societies, a past Chair of the American Society for Microbiology, Animal Health Division (2011) and is currently Co-Chair of the Subcommittee on Salmonella for the United States Animal Health Association.
Dr Rankinis an author of the International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases (ISCAID) Guidelines for Antimicrobial Use to treat infections of the skin, urinary tract, and respiratory tract. She has published 100 peer-reviewed papers and regularly speaks at international conferences.
In a statement regarding the appointment, Dr Jack Regan, LexaGene’s founder and CEO commented: “As we approach sales, I’m very pleased to add Dr. Rankin to our Scientific Advisory Board. She is an outspoken key opinion leader in veterinary medicine and is constantly advocating for high-quality diagnostics for veterinarians in order to promote better animal health and antibiotic stewardship. We look forward to working with her to help meet the needs of veterinarians worldwide.”
LexaGene also announced that Dr Regan has delivered a video message on the company’s progress towards commercial sales. The message and a demonstration of the group's MiQLab can be viewed on the corporate website here: https://lexagene.com/video-message-to-investors/
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