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Comprehensive Biomarker Center GmbH. (5/15/15). "Press Release: Comprehensive Biomarker Center GmbH Accredited by German DAkkS. DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Accreditation to Analyze RNA-based biomarkers from body fluids". Heidelberg.

Region Region Heidelberg
  Country Germany
Organisation Organisation Comprehensive Biomarker Center GmbH (CBC)
  Today Hummingbird Diagnostics GmbH
  Group Hummingbird Diagnostics GmbH
Products Product microRNA (miRNA) technology
  Product 2 Agilent Microarray
  Index term 2 Comprehensive Biomarker Center–Agilent: microarray technology, 201505 supply existent CBC is Agilent Certified Microarray Service Provider
Persons Person Kohlhaas, Jochen (Comprehensive Biomarker Center 201112– Managing Director before febit)
  Person 2 Nikolich, Karoly (Circuit Therapeutics 201010– Pesident + Founder before Amnestix CEO)

As of April 1, 2015 the Comprehensive Biomarker Center GmbH, a Center of Excellence for microRNA biomarkers from body fluids, has been accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 from the national accreditation body for the Federal Republic of Germany (DAkkS). The independent governmental institution has acknowledged the high quality standard of CBC’s biomarker services on the Agilent microarray platform.

Based in Heidelberg, Germany, CBC has been accredited for its expertise in the extraction of total RNA from body fluids and the analysis of microRNA & mRNA using the Agilent microarray platform.

Jochen Kohlhaas, chief executive officer at CBC GmbH, commented: “I am very proud that CBC has received DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation. This reflects our commitment to our clients and the dedication of our laboratory staff. It is a strong endorsement of the high quality of our services.”

“The potential of microRNA biomarkers in disease detection and monitoring, as well as companion diagnostics is increasingly recognized. As an accredited biomarker company, we provide reliable and continuously high quality in our methods, technologies and data quality of the analysis service. Having DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation demonstrates CBC’s competency to conduct testing to the highest standards and the strength of our quality management system” said Karoly Nikolich, chairman of CBC’s board and renowned biotechnology expert.” The accreditation allows customers to compare the quality of service providers in the microRNA Biomarker field.”

About CBC:

Located in the Biotechnology Park in Heidelberg, Germany, CBC discovers, analyzes and validates microRNA biomarkers from blood and body fluids and operates as a molecular CRO for pharma, biotech and diagnostic companies.

As leading expert for microRNA biomarkers from circulating body fluids, the company has created a microRNA collection and profiling platform that combines highly standardized sample collection and processing with rigorous quality control.

With its proven track record of more than 6000 samples analyzed, and with several pharmaceutical company partners, the CBC offers comprehensive biomarker solutions from study setup to bioinformatics analysis and ready-to-publish results.

CBC is an Agilent Certified Services Provider and accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

For further information please contact:

Comprehensive Biomarker Center GmbH
Im Neuenheimer Feld 583
69120 Heidelberg
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 91433-10
Fax: +49 (0)6221 91433-12

Record changed: 2017-04-02


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