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Company to Host Webcast Today - July 12th - at 4.00pm ET
BERKELEY, Calif. and MAINZ, Germany, July 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mainz Biomed N.V. (NASDAQ:MYNZ) (“Mainz Biomed” or the “Company”), a molecular genetics diagnostic company specializing in the early detection of cancer, will host a webcast today - July 12, 2022 at 4:00pm ET - to provide an update on the Company’s progress for the first half of 2022, and to outline the plan for the balance of the fiscal year.
The webcast will offer the investment community a comprehensive briefing by Mainz’s executive management team on the Company’s flagship product ColoAlert, a highly efficacious, and easy-to-use detection test for colorectal cancer (CRC) which is being commercialized internationally through a differentiated business model of partnering with third-party laboratories for test kit processing versus the traditional methodology of operating a single facility. The presentation will also include an update on the status of ColoAlert’s U.S. regulatory approval pathway, the ongoing R&D efforts to potentially upgrade ColoAlert’s technical profile to achieve “gold standard” status for CRC at-home testing, an overview of additional products in development, and the Company’s go-forward strategy to facilitate growth.
“Given the progress achieved over the past six months across all aspects of the company, the management and Board thought it was appropriate to host this interactive forum to provide an overall update on progress, especially in light of our recent transition to the public sector this past November,” commented Guido Baechler, Chief Executive Officer of Mainz Biomed. “We look forward to providing a detailed presentation covering ColoAlert’s commercial execution and clinical development status along with commentary on the balance of the product development pipeline, and our overall strategy to become a leading oncology focused diagnostic company.”
Mainz Biomed - Mid-Year Update
Conference ID: 13730909
Date and Time: Tuesday July 12, 2022, 4:00 PM ET
To access the webcast, please register HERE
For dial in access, please use the following:
Toll Free: 1-877-269-7751
The Mainz mid-year update will be made available for replay for 14 days after the event.
The webcast replay can be accessed HERE
Toll Free: 1-844-512-2921
Replay Pin Number: 13730909
Replay Start: Tuesday July 12, 2022, 7:00 PM ET
Replay Expiry: Tuesday July 26, 2022, 11:59 PM ET
ColoAlert detects colorectal cancer (CRC) via a simple-to-administer test with a sensitivity and specificity nearly as high as the invasive colonoscopy*. The test utilizes proprietary methods to analyze cell DNA for specific tumor markers combined with the fecal immunochemical test (FIT) and is designed to detect tumor DNA and CRC cases in their earliest stages. The product is CE-IVD marked (complying with EU safety, health and environmental requirements) and is transitioning to compliance with IVDR. The product is commercially available in a selection of countries in the European Union. Mainz Biomed currently distributes ColoAlert through a number of clinical affiliates. Once approved in the U.S., the Company’s commercial strategy is to establish scalable distribution through a collaborative partner program with regional and national laboratory service providers across the country.
*Dollinger MM et al. (2018)
About Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most lethal cancer in the U.S. and Europe, but also the most preventable with early detection providing survival rates above 90%. Annual testing costs per patient are minimal, especially when compared to late-stage treatments of CRC which cost patients an average of $38,469 per year. The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2021 there were approximately 149,500 new cases of colon and rectal cancer in the U.S. with 52,980 resulting in death. Recent FDA decisions suggest that screening with stool DNA tests such as ColoAlert in the US should be conducted once every three years starting at age 45. Currently, there are 112 million Americans aged 50+, a total that is expected to increase to 157 million within 10 years. Appropriately testing these US-based 50+ populations every three years as prescribed equates to a US market opportunity of approximately $3.7 Billion per year.
About Mainz Biomed N.V.
Mainz Biomed develops market-ready molecular genetic diagnostic solutions for life-threatening conditions. The Company’s flagship product is ColoAlert, an accurate, non-invasive, and easy-to-use early detection diagnostic test for colorectal cancer. ColoAlert is currently marketed across Europe with FDA clinical study and submission process intended to be launched in the first half of 2022 for U.S. regulatory approval. Mainz Biomed’s product candidate portfolio includes PancAlert, an early-stage pancreatic cancer screening test based on Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction-based (PCR) multiplex detection of molecular-genetic biomarkers in stool samples, and the GenoStick technology, a platform being developed to detect pathogens on a molecular genetic basis.
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