Natural Molecular Names Dr. Michael H. Kalnoski, MD as Laboratory Director

Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:52am EDT

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SEATTLE--(Business Wire)--
Natural Molecular Testing Corp. (Natural Molecular), a privately-owned company
providing groundbreaking clinical molecular testing and services in the medical
genomics field, has named Dr. Michael H. Kalnoski, MD as Laboratory Director. 

Dr. Kalnoski will oversee Natural Molecular`s expanded cutting-edge genetic lab
operations in Renton, WA. The company`s personalized medicine testing identifies
a patient`s genetics and provides physicians with guidance in prescribing and
dosing medications for more safe and effective treatment. 

Dr. Kalnoski recently started a FISH (fluorescence in situ hybridization)
Laboratory and he has been involved in the development of a flow cytometry
laboratory. FISH is a powerful technique for identifying chromosomal DNA
aberrations in cells. Dr. Kalnoski has also served as a medical director at
several regional hospitals and large reference laboratories (Quest Diagnostics)
in Washington and Alaska. 

"Working with a growing number of physicians nationwide, Natural Molecular
demonstrates each day that genetic testing is a revolutionary diagnostics tool
for improving patient outcomes," said Dr. Kalnoski. 

Natural Molecular`s Chief Executive Officer Beau R. Fessenden said Dr. Kalnoski
will contribute to the company`s aggressive, forward-thinking approach to
medical genomics 

"Our laboratory services - including rapid testing and delivery of quality
results - have been critical to our growth. Dr. Kalnoski brings a blend of
experience and leadership that supports our mission of optimizing patient
outcomes, cost-efficiencies for physicians and lowering health-care costs
through the use of genetic testing," said Fessenden. 

Dr. Kalnoski attended Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where he earned
his M.D. He completed his residency at the University of Washington in Clinical
and Anatomic pathology and a fellowship in Hematology and is triple board
certified. He also received post-graduate training (MBA) at Saint Louis
University and San Francisco State University; post-graduate training in cell
and molecular biology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and
earned a B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Washington. 

About Natural Molecular

Natural Molecular is a privately-owned, high-complexity molecular testing
facility. Natural Molecular is helping to pioneer personalized medicine testing
for our clinical partners to ensure better patient outcomes through the latest
breakthroughs in medical technology. 

For more information about Natural Molecular Testing Corp., visit
www.naturalmolecular.com

Natural Molecular Testing Corporation
Ken Wallace, 1-888-442-8881
Director of Business Development
kenwallace@naturalmolecular.com
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