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Caldera Health Limited

To characterise novel diagnostics that detect prostate cancer, and separate indolent from aggressive forms of these cancers.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Auckland, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded February 2009
  • Employees 5
  • Website calderahealth.com

Company Summary

To commercialise novel and sensitive prostate cancer diagnostics. Seeks funds to run clinical validation studies of ProscanZ™, a blood test comprising a proprietary panel of six biomarkers, which is expected to be a superior prostate cancer diagnostic than the current PSA test, and GuardianZ™, a urine gene test to identify indolent and aggressive prostate cancers. To develop a high throughput genomic platform for the gene expression biomarkers.

Team

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    Jim Watson
    Dr

    Dr Jim Watson is a co-founder and director of Caldera Health. Dr Watson has a lifetime of experience in immunology and brings significant experience in development of patent estate, capital raising and business development. Dr Watson was the founder & CEO of Genesis R&D and Managing Director of BioJoule, a biofuel company.

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    Roland Toder
    Dr

    Dr Roland Toder is Vice President of Business Development (part-time). He has proven skills and a track record in technology transfer, business development and management in the life science industry.

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    Graeme Clegg
    Mr

    Mr Graeme Clegg is an independent director of Caldera Health Limited. Mr Clegg’s experience includes health products managing the New Image Group with high-growth potential, mergers and acquisitions and the development of product brands and sales channels.

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    Alastair MacCormick
    Dr

    Dr Alastair MacCormick is Chairman. He is a professional director with experience in a diverse range of public and private companies, including new ventures with a technology focus. His consulting assignments span the business, government, not-for-profit and university sectors globally. At the University of Auckland he was Dean of the Business School, subsequently serving terms as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Acting Vice-Chancellor.

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    Mark Backhaus
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    Mr Mark Backhaus, had extensive experience in the Food and Beverage industry in the United States and the Asia Pacific Market before moving to New Zealand as the former co-owner and director development of Burger King New Zealand (TPF Restaurants Ltd). He brings substantial management, marketing and business development skills into Caldera with a wide international background of access to United States markets, company brand development & sales.

Advisors

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    Graham Jordan, Lowndes Jordan Ltd
    Lawyer
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    Reg Schierling
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    K1W1, private investors||
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