Ph.D., Senior Manager, Sample Collection Product Development, Biomatrica
Dr. Murray has spearheaded the development and launch of a suite of sample collection products which stabilize biomarkers in biological fluids for ambient transport and storage, from early-stage optimization through regulatory clearance. These CE-IVD sample collection products include the LBgard™ Blood Tube, the Salivagard™ HT DNA saliva collection device, and the RNAgard™ Blood Tube. Dr. Murray has over 10 years of R&D experience, with a focus on IVD precision medicine sample collection devices and liquid biopsy diagnostics.
Liquid Biopsy Showcase: Biomatrica
Biomatrica produces devices for the collection, shipment, and preservation of biomarkers used in precision medicine and consumer genomics.
Blood Collection Tubes Impact Liquid Biopsy Results
In cell-free DNA liquid biopsy testing, the choice of blood collection tube significantly impacts results, affecting hemolysis, plasma volume recovery, and sensitivity/false-negative calls.