Company History

Biocare Medical was founded in the summer of 1997 by Roy Paxton Yih-CEO, Gene Castagnini-CFO, and Dr. David Tacha – Chief Scientific Officer.

2000

Patented Antigen Retrieval (Decloaking) Chamber launched

2003

Mach Series Polymer Detection & Multiplex IHC Antibody line launched

2006

Simultaneous Multiplex IHC technology –patent pending- PIN-4

2007

3000 Decloaking Chambers sold
Rabbit Monoclonal capability
Fluorescent signal amplification with Mach Series Detection launched

2008

intelliPATH FLX™ and SPOT-Light® HER2 CISH launched

2009

19 New Antibodies with 2 New Multiplex IHC products – URO-3 (Bladder) and ADH-5 (Breast)

2010

15 New Antibodies with 4 New Multiplex IHC products: CD4/CD8, GPC3/CK19, TTF1/Napsin A, P63/CK5
RISH – in situ hybridization simplified (MRNA) Launched

2011

ERG Antibody for Prostate in collaboration with CPDR launched
Agreement with Morphotek for Folate Receptor Alpha development
Warp Red™ and Vina Green Chromogens launched
PromARK™ Canine & Farma Detections launched
PulmoPanel™ and Uro-2 Multiplex launched
PAX8 (M) antibody released, accepted for publication

2012

Decloaking Chamber NxGen launched
p120 + E-cadherin, ERG + CK5, ERG + AMACR Multiplex IHC launched
Folate Receptor alpha IHC Assay Kit launched (Morphotek)
Deep Space Black Chromogen launched
p40 polyclonal licensed and released
USDA accredited to distribute an anti-Prion IHC kit and protocol

2013

p63 distribution agreement with Ventana
p40 mouse monoclonal released
Uroplakin II antibody developed and released
Supernova antibody line released
ASI partnership for HiPath Imaging System signed

2014

ONCORE™ Automated Staining System launched
SOX-10 (M) antibody released
PIN-4™ (CK5/14 + p63 + P504S) patent awarded
TBS partnership signed

2015

Biocare acquires CymGen DX, now offers a complete line of FISH Probes for molecular diagnostics.

2016

Biocare announces the availability of a comprehensive line of HPV probes for in situ hybridization.

2017

Biocare announces strategic investment from Excellere Partners.

2018

Biocare announces new e-commerce platform for easier online ordering for all customers.

2019

Biocare announces the release of VALENT®, the market’s only fully open, fully automated IVD platform that delivers industry-leading throughput and quality to clinical, pharmaceutical and research customers.