GRAIL, Inc. Company Profile

12:43 EDT 20th April 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 [31 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Roche’s Jennifer Cook Appointed CEO of Grail

Grail has appointed Jennifer Cook to serve as CEO of the cancer screening company. Cook comes to Menlo Park, CA-based Grail from Roche, where she is head of clinical operations in product development ...

Cancer blood test firm Grail mulls IPO

Grail, the US-based cancer detection startup backed by billionaires Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates is reportedly mulling a launch on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Citing several sources, Bloomberg reporte...

GRAIL Poaches New CEO From Roche, Genentech

Four months after Jeff Huber stepped down as CEO of GRAIL the company has tapped his replacement.

Grail, a US-Hong Kong Diagnostics Company, May Stage $500 Million Hong Kong IPO

Grail, a US spinout from Illumina that is developing blood-based cancer detection tests, is considering a $500 million Hong Kong IPO. Last year, Grail completed a $900 million Series B fundraising, th...

Billion-dollar cancer detection startup Grail names new CEO with commercial chops

After the surprise departure of its founding CEO in August, Illumina spin-out Grail has named Roche/Genentech’s Global Head of Clinical Operations Jennifer Cook a

Grail names Cook CEO

Grail declines comment on Hong Kong IPO plans

Quinolones And The Adcom Of Doom: Can Aradigm Achieve The Holy Grail Of Monopoly?

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PubMed Articles [31 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Holy Grail: Chemistry Enabling an Economically Viable CO2 Capture, Utilization, and Storage Strategy.

Technologies for reducing the concentration of CO2 in our atmosphere are essential for mitigating the risks of climate change, and novel chemistry is required for such technologies to work at scale. H...

Simulation in obstetrical ultrasound: Grail, trickery, or neither?

Blood Pressure Control: Missed Opportunity or Potential Holy Grail?

Ab Initio Reactive Computer Aided Molecular Design.

Few would dispute that theoretical chemistry tools can now provide keen insights into chemical phenomena. Yet the holy grail of efficient and reliable prediction of complex reactivity has remained elu...

Pulse oximeter perfusion index for assessment of brachial plexus block: a holy grail or a design fail?

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...


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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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