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Natural Molecular Names Dr. Michael H. Kalnoski, MD as Laboratory Director
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http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130321:nBw215891a 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 email@example.com or The Bartlett Group Public Relations Barry Bartlett, 206-335-4694 firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright Business Wire 2013