bioAffinity Technologies, Inc biotechnology company addressing the need for noninvasive diagnosis of early-stage cancer and diseases of the lung, as well as targeted cancer treatment, announced that they have made a key promotion and additions to their staff.
Jennifer Rebeles, Ph.D., has been promoted to Vice President of Diagnostics. Dr. Rebeles joined bioAffinity in 2019 as Director of Diagnostics where she led the team of scientists in the research and development of the company’s first product, CyPath® Lung, an automated flow cytometry tests that has shown high sensitivity and specificity for the detection of early-stage lung cancer.
In addition, Rossella Titone, Ph.D., and Alvaro Souto Padron de Figueiredo, Ph.D., have joined bioAffinity as research scientists in the company’s Diagnostics Division.
Dr. Titone joins bioAffinity from the Texas Biomedical Research Institute where, as a Postdoctoral Scientist, she conducted biomedical research in the study of molecular mechanisms of viral dissemination and also spent several years as a researcher at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Souto Padron de Figueiredo joins bioAffinity from the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio-South Texas Research Facility, Adult Cancer Program, where he worked on a National Institute of Health-funded research grant investigating effects of different immune co-signaling therapy in the treatment of various pre-clinical cancer models and testing new drugs for pharmaceutical companies.
“bioAffinity Technologies is grounded in strong scientific research and skilled, experienced scientists,” said bioAffinity President and CEO Maria Zannes. “These men and women are innovative, dedicated and committed to commercialization of CyPath® Lung and development of additional diagnostics for lung diseases and tests for cancer.”