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Matrix-Bio, Inc.

Matrix-Bio's metabolite profile diagnostics address the unmet need for more accurate and early detection of cancers with a simple blood test.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Fort Wayne, IN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2007
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Matrix-Bio is an early stage cancer diagnostics company founded at Purdue University with R&D now conducted at the University of Washington. Our proprietary metabolite profiling platform redefines cancer diagnosis by oncologists with earlier, more accurate detection of cancer with a simple blood test. The company's lead test in development is for early detection of hepatocellular cancer in patients with chronic hepatitis.


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    Eric Beier, MD, MBA
    Chief Executive Officer

    Eric Beier is the CEO of Matrix-Bio. He previously was Founder and President of MedOptima, a physician billing, consulting and practice management company recently sold to MediGain. He previously started up another billing company, was a practicing emergency physician, and at Roche Diagnostics. He is an active angel investor and received his MD at Indiana University and MBA at the University of Michigan.

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    Dan Raftery, PhD, MBA
    Chief Scientific Officer

    Daniel Raftery is the CSO and founder of Matrix-Bio, Inc., and a nationally recognized expert in metabolomics. Dr. Raftery is Director of the Northwest Metabolomics Research Center at the Univ of Washington in Seattle and a member of the Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center. Previously, he was a Prof of Analytical Chemistry at Purdue Univ. A graduate of Harvard College, he earned his PhD at UC, Berkeley and an MBA at the Univ of Chicago.


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    Gary Kendra, Northville, MI
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    Jim Houlihan, Fort Wayne, IN

Previous Investors

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    Main Street Venture Fund, Fort Wayne, IN
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    New Mexico Angels
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    Purdue Research Foundation