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Applied Microarrays, Inc.

AMI manufactures high value medical diagnostic microarray devices, in OEM arrangements, using a highly capital-efficient business model.

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2006
  • Employees 13
  • Website

Company Summary

AMI manufactures devices with panels of probes to detect protein and DNA biomarkers related to particular diseases. Use of those devices can lower health system costs (early detection & tailored treatment regimen) and improve patient outcomes. Point of care devices reduce the time to perform a diagnosis. AMI is an OEM manufacturer, and our customers perform the basic R&D, and if necessary obtain regulatory approvals.


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    Alastair Malcolm
    President & CEO

    Founder of AMI in 2006. BSc(Hons) Physics & Math, Glasgow University. 25 years in semiconductor industry, 12 years in biotech. VP Global Operations Motorola Semiconductor, with over 3,000 employees and $1.2B sales. VP Molecular Dx Operations GE Healthcare.

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    Tamma Kaysser-Kranich PhD
    VP Technology & Scientific Applications

    PhD in Biochemistry from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 20 years experience in microarray research, product development and program management of diagnostic devices.

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    Stacey Clarken PhD
    VP Commercial Operations

    PhD in Biological Sciences from UC Irvine School of Medicine. 15 years experience in sales, business development, consulting and product management.

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    Tom Wetteroth
    VP Operations

    MS in Ceramic Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla. 30 years experience in engineering in fields including ceramics, semiconductors and microarrays.

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    Brian Knipmeyer
    VP Systems Engineering

    MS in Bioengineering from Arizona State University. 14 years experience in equipment design and development. Expertise in spotting processes, array analysis, customer software development.

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    Krystylle Richardson
    VP Quality & Regulatory

    BS in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University. 22 years experience in quality and regulatory systems management of regulated medical devices. Expert in ISO and 510(k) quality requirements.


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    Angela Perez, Snell & Wilmer
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    Michael O'Malley

Previous Investors

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    Alastair Malcolm (Founder)
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    ST Microelectronics
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    TRAC Fund