Company uses patient’s genetic profile to better medicate disorder

Andrew Setters | NBC-2, WLWT-TV, Cincinnati, Ohio | August 11, 2014

Pharmacogenomic Treatment Support Advances Mental Wellness

Joel Winner, MD | Today's Geriatric Medicine | July 29, 2014 Pharmacogenomic testing identifies individual genetic differences and how they relate to medication response. Genomic markers can be clinically used to personalize medication treatment for each patient. It’s no surprise that a large and increasing number of older Americans are prime candidates for new ways to help [...]

Assurex Health lands contract to supply VA hospitals

Barrett J. Brunsman | Cincinnati Business Courier | June 24, 2014 Assurex Health could see a surge in orders for its genetic tests as a result of today’s announcement that it has been named an approved supplier to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. And that could spur the creation of more jobs at the fast-growing company [...]

Former P&G president named CEO of Mason firm

Barrett J. Brunsman | Cincinnati Business Courier |  June 17, 2014 Assurex Health CEO Jim Burns, left, will become executive chairman of the Mason firm’s board on July 1, and president Gina Drosos will succeed him as CEO. Don Wright will remain COO.   Assurex Health, which develops genetic tests to determine the best medications [...]

Assurex Names Gina Drosos Chief Executive

Josh Pichler | Cincinnati Enquirer| June 17, 2014 Gina Drosos, the former Procter & Gamble executive who ran that company's $6 billion beauty care business, has been named chief executive officer of Assurex Health, the fast-growing personalized medicine company based in Mason. Drosos, who joined Assurex last summer as president, succeeds CEO Jim Burns, who will become executive [...]

Decoding Mental Illness Treatment with DNA

GEreports.com | May 28, 2014 Treating mental illness can be as difficult as it is living with it. Typically, finding the right drugs requires a hefty dose of trial and error, and arriving at the correct therapy can be a long journey that lasts for months or years. Now a company called Assurex Health is trying to [...]

How Assurex Health plans to use $32M in new funding

Barrett J. Brunsman | Cincinnati Business Courier | May 21, 2014 Assurex Health of Mason announced today that it has lined up $32 million in new funding, which is expected to result in the creation of more jobs as the company ramps up efforts to boost sales of its genetic tests to determine the best medications [...]

A big chance for Assurex to show off

Josh Pichler | Cincinnati Enquirer | May 7, 2014 Assurex Health executives are in New York this weekend, sharing some big news at the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting that draws thousands of doctors from around the world. New York offers an ideal venue. The conference is so influential that Vice President Joe Biden is [...]

Assurex increases access to 200-plus employers

Josh Pichler | Cincinnati Enquirer | April 25, 2014 Assurex Health has joined The Alliance network, which serves more than 200 employers in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. Assurex Health, the personalized medicine startup based in Mason, announced on Thursday that it's joined The Alliance network, which serves more than 200 employers in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. The [...]

Assurex Expands Test for Pain Medications

Josh Pichler | Cincinnati Enquirer | April 30, 2014 (Photo: Enquirer file) Assurex Health, the personalized medicine startup based in Mason, is expanding its genetic-based test that helps doctors prescribe the right medication for patients suffering from acute or chronic pain. The company said Wednesday that its GeneSight Analgesic test will cover a patient's potential response to [...]