Prolight initiates trial at London hospital Trust supported by an NIHR i4i PDA grant

Prolight Diagnostics today announces the company will initiate a trial at Guy’s and St Thomas’NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London to pre-validate assay and prototype performance of the Psyros POC system. The trial is supported by the recently awarded NIHR i4i PDA grant. Initial data with patient samples will be generated in Q3 2024 and results are expected in Q4 2024.
Clinical Advisory Board member, Professor Michael Marber, will be principal clinical investigator. The data generated from this trial with patient samples will be used for final optimization of the assay and the Psyros platform, to give high levels of confidence when entering the clinical validation study of the commercial POC system in 2025.
“The prestigious i4i PDA grant enables us to perform the pre validation study at highly respected St Thomas’ hospital in London. Hence, we will be even better prepared to secure the optimal outcome of the full clinical performance validation study next year,” said Ulf Bladin, CEO of Prolight Diagnostics.
“Stratification of patients at risk of heart attack relies on high-sensitivity troponin testing. Bringing these tests to the point-of-care allows faster decision making and earlier safe discharge of a large proportion of patients suspected of heart attack. We look forward greatly to collaborating on this project,” said Michael Marber, Consultant Cardiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and adjunct Professor of Cardiology at King’s College London.
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