Yourgene Health plc
(“Yourgene” or the “Group” or the “Company”)
Yourgene Genomic Services to support MHC’s Boots agreement
Manchester, UK – 22 May 2023: Yourgene (AIM: YGEN), a leading international molecular diagnostic group, announces that its partner MyHealthChecked plc (AIM: MHC) (“MyHealthChecked”) has entered into an agreement via its subsidiary Concepta Diagnostics Limited with Boots UK Limited (“Boots”), the health and beauty retailer and pharmacy group, to launch its extended range of at-home self-testing products tests via boots.com and across 120 Boots stores in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Through the service agreement, five out of the 14 tests MyHealthChecked are launching via Boots, will be processed by Yourgene Genomic Services (“YGS”) at the Company’s accredited laboratory in Manchester. The DNA cheek swab tests, that look at a range of wellbeing factors such as glucose and weight management, heart profiling, intolerance and sensitivities and finally vitamin and minerals DNA testing, are already available online to purchase via boots.com.
Lyn Rees, Chief Executive Officer of Yourgene, commented: “We would like to congratulate our partner MyHealthChecked on their retail launch with Boots of their extended product portfolio, which demonstrates execution of the next step of their strategic plan. Yourgene is proud to continue to support MyHealthChecked with our state-of-the-art laboratory and the contract is a testament to the quality of the service we provide.”
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About Yourgene Health
Yourgene Health is an international integrated technologies and services business, enabling the delivery of genomic medicine. The Group works in partnership with global leaders in DNA technology to advance diagnostic science.
Yourgene primarily develops, manufactures, and commercialises simple and accurate molecular diagnostic and screening solutions, for reproductive health and precision medicine. The Group’s portfolio of in vitro diagnostic products includes non-invasive prenatal tests (NIPT) for Down’s Syndrome and other genetic disorders, Cystic Fibrosis screening tests, invasive rapid aneuploidy tests and DPYD genotyping assays.
Building on our expertise in genomic technology, Yourgene’s Ranger® Technology offers next generation size selection with a range of sample preparation platforms for dynamic target enrichment. Ranger® Technology can be utilised to improve workflows and performance in multiple applications including NIPT, oncology, infectious disease testing and gene synthesis.
Yourgene Genomic Services offers a clinical service from UK and Taiwan focusing on precision medicine and reproductive health, including NIPT.
Yourgene Health is headquartered in Manchester, UK with offices in Taipei, Singapore, the US and Canada, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market under the ticker “YGEN”.
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