GRAIL, Inc. Company Profile

06:44 EST 17th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

GRAIL is a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early when it can be cured. GRAIL is using the power of high-intensity sequencing, population-scale clinical trials, and state of the art Computer Science and Data Science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology and develop blood tests for early-stage cancer detection. The company’s funding was led by ARCH Venture Partners and includes Amazon, Bezos Expeditions, Bill Gates, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Decheng Capital, GV, Illumina, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Merck, McKesson Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, Tencent, Varian Medical Systems, and other financial partners. For more information, please visit

News Articles [49 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Former Celgene Exec Golumbeski Joins Grail as President

Grail has appointed George Golumbeski to serve as president of the Menlo Park, CA, cancer test developer. He has also joined Grail’s board of directors. Golumbeski was most recently executive vice p...

Grail to begin trial of blood test for early cancer detection

Grail is set to start a new trial next year to assess the ability of an investigational blood test to...Read More... The post Grail to begin trial of blood test for early cancer detection appeared fir...

Grail to launch UK study of cancer test in early 2019

Illumina spinout Grail plans a UK study of an investigational next-generation sequencing blood test for early detection of mu -More- 

Holy grail cancer test? Hold on. Here’s what you need to know

Australian researchers at the University of Queensland reported that “a quick and easy test to detect cancer from blood or biopsy tissue could eventually result in a new approach to patient dia...

Calling A Q-Sub: New Guidance On Seeking Feedback From FDA

A new US FDA draft guidance on the "Q-Submission Program" (Q-Sub) spotlights certain mechanisms, including pre-submissions, available to sponsors to...   

STAT Plus: With new advances, scientists and drug makers reach for ‘holy grail’ of diabetes treatment

With new advances, scientists and drug makers are reaching for the "holy grail" of diabetes treatment: a pill that can safely and reliably regulate insulin levels.

Senate Boost To US FDA Device Spending Falls Short of House's Bid

The Senate would provide US FDA’s device program with a slight 2.2% boost in 2019 spending, to $299.99m, under numbers...   

GRAIL Announces Appointment of Renée Galá as Chief Financial Officer

GRAIL, Inc., a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured, today announced the appointment of Renée Galá as Chief Financial Officer, effect...

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Clinical Trials [4 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The STRIVE Study: Breast Cancer Screening Cohort

GRAIL is using high-intensity sequencing of circulating cell-free nucleic acids (cfNAs) to develop blood tests to detect cancer early. The purpose of this study is to train and validate an...

Lung Cancer Screening Study Using Low Dose CT With Development and Evaluation of the GRAIL Test.

This study has two main aims. The first one is to examine how to deliver a lung cancer screening service in North Central and North East London and Essex. At the moment, the best way of f...

Low Dose Sirolimus or CsA-Based Maintenance Immunosuppression After Induction With Campath-1 in Kidney Transplantation

During the past 15 years, however, the superior immunosuppressive efficacy of CsA and the well-known toxicity of long-term steroid therapy have prompted trials of steroid withdrawal from r...

Ephedrine and Phenylephrine for Spinal Hypotension

Spinal anesthesia is widely used as the procedure of choice for cesarean delivery. In comparison to epidural anesthesia it is faster, easier to perform, patients are more comfortable, comp...

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GRAIL is focused on detecting cancer at an early-stage, when it can be cured. The company secured over $100 million in Series A financing from Illumina, Inc. and ARCH Venture Part...


GRAIL is a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early when it can be cured. GRAIL is using the power of high-intensity sequencing, population-scale clinical tri...


Like most successful companies, Heartlab began as a solution to a problem. In the late 1980’s, Robert Petrocelli, an engineer with expertise in real-time signal and image processing, started working...

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation

Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation is a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on research, development, and commercialization of the first truly effective targeted delivery system (TDS) tha...

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Cancer Disease
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