D-Kimia, Diagnostic Solutions

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December 3, 2013 - D-Kimia expands to further support North American Market

NEW YORK - D-Kimia Diagnostic Solutions announces the opening of its offices in New York to support its growing partnerships with US diagnostic labs and further develop its companion testing solutions with major anti-viral treatments.

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Semptember 30, 2013 - AUC LAUNCHS FIRST UNIVERSITY SPINOFF COMPANY IN EGYPT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) announced today, in a press conference held on Tahrir Square campus, the launch of Egypt’s first University spinoff company. The company, D-Kimia, develops novel and affordable diagnostic solutions to detect a broad range of diseases, initially focusing on the identification of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that affects over 170 million people worldwide. D-Kimia is the first biotechnology start-up company in Egypt that is based on know-how and technologies developed at a university in Egypt. Speakers at the press conference were Lisa Anderson, AUC president; Amr Sharawi, provost; Amr Salama, counselor; Hassan Azzazy, professor of chemistry, AUC, and co-founder and chief scientist, D-Kimia, L.L.C; Karim Hussein, co-founder and CEO, D-Kimia and Ahmed Ellaithy, director of the Technology Transfer Office (TTO), AUC.

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