John C. Spinosa, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the executive management team as our Chief Medical Officer. He has also been appointed as Chief Medical Officer of SimplSEQ, Inc., our wholly owned subsidiary.
Below is the text of our press announcement:
“We are fortunate to have attracted Dr. Spinosa to join us,” stated Jay Goth, CEO. “John’s background and experience with companies large and small will be critical to our future success helping genomic sequencing companies revolutionize the healthcare, agriculture and forensic industries. His reputation as a leading pathologist is well deserved and we will benefit from his depth of knowledge and connections to the community.”
“Having been at the forefront of the current evolution of healthcare into precision medicine, I understand the value that new companies in the genomics space provide,” stated Dr. Spinosa. “I have been following the progress of Murrieta Genomics and SimplSEQ as an advisory board member and know that I can provide even more input as a member of the core team. This is going to be a lot of fun!”
Dr. Spinosa served as a member of the medical staffs at Scripps La Jolla and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas from 1993 to 2017 and has held numerous medical staff leadership positions including Chief of Staff and Department Chair of Pathology.
He has held board and/or advisory positions with companies including Lexent Bio, Gestalt Diagnostics, Leica, and Sunquest Information Systems. He has held industry positions with Agilent Technologies, San Diego Blood Bank, Avera Molecular and Experimental Medicine, Trovagene, Verinata Health, Prometheus Laboratory and Esoterix Oncology.
He is also or has been involved with professional organizations including College of American Pathologists, American Association of Clinical Chemistry, Association of Molecular Pathology, American Association of Blood Banks, California Blood Bank Society, American Association for Cancer Research, and others.
Tags: genomic sequencing, genomics, healthcare, Precision Medicine
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