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Definiens Launches Clinical Development Offering to Provide Services from Discovery to Commercialization to Maximize the Success of Drug Programs

New Service Provides Comprehensive Solution for Tissue-Based Assay Development, Image Analysis and Biomarker Signature Discovery


August 02, 2016

MUNICH Germany


Definiens, the pioneer in Tissue Phenomics solutions for diagnostic development and commercialization, today announced the release of its Clinical Development Offering, making the company the premier provider of comprehensive tissue-based services from discovery to commercialization. The new service enables pharmaceutical companies to improve patient outcomes and reduce pipeline risk, ultimately moving therapies to market more quickly and improving the success of drug programs.


Leveraging Tissue Phenomics, Definiens provides robust and precise quantitative IHC, ISH, and IF assays to identify tissue features in context that can be easily combined with other data types to mine for clinically relevant patterns.


“The focus of our new Definiens clinical development offering is to support our partners in maximizing their pipeline, to accurately identify patient populations and therefore deliver the right therapy,” said Thomas Heydler, CEO, Definiens. “We are now providing image analysis, data mining and assay development, combined with deep scientific, regulatory and pathology support. It’s truly an end-to-end offering for biopharma,” he adds.


The Clinical Development Offering provides a number of services:


Clinical Trial Services


Drive Pipeline Decisions: Gain biological insights from custom tissue-based assays & quantitative image analysis solutions to drive pipeline decisions in your clinical trials.


Signature Discovery Services


Discover the Best Signatures: Utilize our unparalleled data mining on your tissue samples to find novel signatures and assess the potential of a biomarker to identify patient populations.


Companion Diagnostics Services


Deliver Precise CDx to the Market: With precise quantitative biomarker readouts, best-in-class, co-developed assays ensure fast movement from prototype to regulatory filing.


To learn more about Definiens’ Clinical Development Offering, please contact us. For more information about Definiens, visit


About Definiens


Definiens is the pioneering provider of Tissue Phenomics® solutions for biomarker and companion diagnostics development and commercialization. Definiens’ technology empowers smarter tissue-based diagnostics by leveraging quantitative tissue readouts and other big data sources. By enabling the development of powerful and precise assays for patient stratification and clinical trial enrollment, Definiens aims to dramatically improve patient outcomes. Definiens' Tissue Phenomics approach was awarded the 2013 Frost and Sullivan Company of the Year Award for Global Tissue Diagnostics and Pathology Imaging. For more information, please visit:





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