Our core technology, ClarityDX, is designed to diagnose disease from a simple blood test by combining a highly sensitive extracellular vesicle detection platform with advanced machine learning algorithms.
Our lead product currently in development, ClarityDX Prostate, is designed to be a highly accurate test to diagnose clinically significant prostate cancerand is positioned to emerge in the near future as a leading diagnostic tool to bring clarity to the healthcare decisions of prostate cancer.
ClarityDX Prostate is designed to accurately predict the presence of clinically significant prostate cancerand with the guidance of a physician can be used to inform the decision to biopsy.
ClarityDX Prostate can be used to monitor patients on active surveillance to detect theprogression to clinically significant prostate cancer and inform the decision to biopsy.
The proof-of-concept EV Fingerprint test was validated in aprospective clinical trial in partnership with the Alberta Prostate Cancer Research Initiative (APCaRI).
Our results showed40% increase in accuracy over the current Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing.a
In the validation prospective clinical trial, our diagnostic test achieved a > 0.8 AUC (Area Under the Curve, a measure of accuracy) for the identification of clinically significant prostate cancer, compared to a 0.58 AUC for the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test, which is the current standard of care.
Extracellular Vesicle Fingerprintfor Diagnosis
Diagnostics and Liquid Biopsy.
Prostate cancer blood test - currently in clinical trials - to identifypatients at risk of having clinically significant prostate cancer.
AUC: > 0.8
In proof of concept clinical trials, our EV Fingerprint test detects clinically significant prostate cancer with the highest accuracy compared to similar tests in the market.
Successful implementation of ClarityDX Prostate could eliminate up to 600,000 unnecessary biopsies and 24,000related hospitalizations in North America each year.
By differentiating between indolent and clinically significant prostate cancer, ClarityDX Prostate can guide physicians and patients through the decisionprocess. As a result, men across the globe may be spared the adverse events of biopsy, prostate cancer surgery, radiotherapy and hormone therapy.
When ClarityDX Prostate goes to market the test will save an estimated $1.4 billion in healthcare costs by reducing the number of prostate biopsies and unnecessary treatments such as surgery and radiation.
ClarityDX Prostate is designed to be a non-invasive and easily performed test with a small equipment footprint,these features will make this test ideal for large-scale population-based screening in medical clinics, worldwide.
ClarityDX Prostate is in development and so currently has not received regulatory approval or clearance in any markets.
The ability to detect and measure extracellular vesicles (EVs) is transforming the diagnostic landscapein a variety of fields such as immunology, transplant medicine, neurology, cardiology, and oncology.
The ClarityDX platform technology is well positioned for future pipeline products including tests forscreening, early diagnosis, complementary diagnosis, monitoring, and management for a large variety of diseases and medically-related events.
The research and development team at Nanostics continues to expand the ClarityDX platform throughour own development and in partnership with others to include additional liquid biopsy diagnostic tests to improve patient care.