How does your technology, Gene-RADAR, can help? What are the advantages of the Gene-RADAR at this point in time?
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Someone is watching this in Miami or in Texas. They would like to have Zika virus test done. Dr. Anton Titov, MD. How does your technology, Gene-RADAR, can help? What are the advantages of the Gene-RADAR at this point in time? Dr. Anita Goel, MD. This it is US FDA-approved. Well, the first thing is we can make the test results available faster, with very high accuracy. Our test has cost advantages. So our whole idea is to make it seamless. So if you sitting somewhere in Texas and you want to get a Zika test. You can download our app and push a button and find out the nearest doctor near you who can order the Zika test. You will be able to have your samples tested by our system, and the results will show up back on your phone. The options currently to do it without your technology are really much more cumbersome and much more expensive? Dr. Anita Goel, MD. Yes, there are logistical challenges as well as the actual technological infrastructure. But overall it’s a centralized model. So you have to go to a place, they have to draw your blood, they have to ship it into a centralized lab, you have to wait days or weeks to get an answer. It depends on the details of the diagnostic test for Zika virus. Then you have to come back and for the follow-up what to do about that. So in general our idea is to make it easier for you to have that information on demand. But yet it’s a step towards our bigger vision of decentralizing, mobilizing and personalizing the entire delivery of healthcare. If someone is watching this in South America and would like to have a Zika test done, how can they do it with the help of your technology, Gene-RADAR? Dr. Anton Titov, MD. It is US FDA-approved, but you can also do tests from other countries? Dr. Anita Goel, MD. We will have partner labs. This will have our diagnostic device. So these patients and doctors can sign up through our website to have their samples tested through our partner facility with our machines, and with real-time turnaround. This is the first step towards the bigger vision of eventually having a consumer device that doctors can have in their offices. Doctors can use Gene-RADAR technology at the patient’s bedside. For some indications the FDA allows a consumer device that people can have in their own homes.