HTG EdgeSeq Technology Highlighted in Several Posters Being Presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2021 Virtual Conference

May 24, 2021 at 4:11 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz., May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTGM) (HTG), a life science company whose mission is to advance precision medicine, today announced that its HTG EdgeSeq technology is highlighted in several posters being presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference, being held virtually from June 4-8, 2021.

“We are pleased to see our technology highlighted in so many abstracts at this year’s ASCO conference,” said Byron Lawson, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. “It is very satisfying to see our partners and customers incorporating our HTG EdgeSeq technology into their research, and we look forward to building upon this momentum.”

Abstracts highlighting the use of HTG’s EdgeSeq technology at the ASCO conference include the following:

  • Abstract 506: Durvalumab improves long-term outcome in TNBC: results from the phase II randomized GeparNUEVO study investigating neoadjuvant durvalumab in addition to an anthracycline/taxane based neoadjuvant chemotherapy in early triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).

  • Abstract 518: Palbociclib combined with endocrine treatment in breast cancer patients with high relapse risk after neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Subgroup analyses of premenopausal patients in PENELOPE-B.

  • Abstract 519: Subgroup of post-neoadjuvant luminal-B tumors assessed by HTG in PENELOPE-B investigating palbociclib in high risk HER2-/HR+ breast cancer with residual disease.

  • Abstract 558: MamaPred: A new and innovative approach to determine recurrence risk in HR+/HER2- early-stage breast cancer using HTG EdgeSeq technology.

  • Abstract e14528: Gene expression profiling signatures for immunophenotyping of tumor microenvironment using HTG EdgeSeq Precision Immuno-Oncology Panel.

“We believe the number of posters highlighting our technology at this year’s ASCO conference further demonstrates the utility of our HTG EdgeSeq technology and how some of our customers are currently using it to further their research,” said John Lubniewski, President and CEO of HTG. “We are proud to partner with such innovative centers of science and believe that these abstracts, and the growing number of publications issued by our customers, will support our ability to grow our customer base and penetrate new markets for our HTG EdgeSeq technology.”

About HTG:

HTG is focused on NGS-based molecular profiling. The company’s proprietary HTG EdgeSeq technology automates complex, highly multiplexed molecular profiling from solid and liquid samples, even when limited in amount. HTG’s customers use its technology to identify biomarkers important for precision medicine, to understand the clinical relevance of these discoveries, and ultimately to identify treatment options. Its mission is to empower precision medicine.

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Ashley Robinson
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