SomaLogic and Korea’s DNA Link partner to bring the 7,000-plex SomaScan® platform to the fast-growing Asia-Pacific proteomics market

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BOULDER, Colo. and SEOUL, Korea, Sept. 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SomaLogic Inc., (Nasdaq:SLGC), a leader in data-driven proteomics technology, today announced its partnership with DNA Link, an innovator in personalized and precision medicine, to offer the 7,000-plex SomaScan® platform to their customers. DNA Link will be the first SomaLogic authorized site in Korea.

“Over the past 20 years, DNA Link has cultivated a reputation for generating and interpreting high-quality genomic data,” said Chief Executive Officer of DNA Link, Lee Jong-eun. “By bringing expanded proteomics capabilities through SomaLogic to our offerings, we can add to our abilities in biomarker discovery and drug development in Korea and across Asia, ultimately contributing to improving human health and quality of life.”

SomaLogic’s 7,000-plex SomaScan assay will significantly expand DNA Link’s proteomics capabilities in its laboratory in Seoul, Korea. DNA Link has been conducting genomics research from its labs for more than two decades with a focus on genetic epidemiology, drug development and personalized medicine. Their multiomics offerings are available in Korea and across Asia.

DNA Link joins Biostar in China, Molecular Genomics in Singapore and FonesLife in Japan as SomaLogic authorized sites in the APAC region.

“Korea is a major contributor to the fast-growing proteomics market in the Asia Pacific region due to an increase in research funding, especially around personalized therapeutics and the growing awareness of proteomics technology and what it can offer,” said SomaLogic Chief Executive Officer Adam Taich. “We’re looking forward to supporting DNA Link in expanding the use of proteomics for research in this region.”

For more than twenty years, SomaLogic has grown from its roots in the research lab to become a global leader in proteomics with technology that delivers the quality and quantity of biological insights life science researchers need - from lab to last mile.

About SomaLogic 
SomaLogic is catalyzing drug research and development and biomarker identification as a global leader in proteomics technology. With a single 55 microliter plasma or serum sample, SomaLogic can run 7,000 protein measurements, covering more than a third of the approximately 20,000 proteins in the human body. For more than 20 years we’ve supported pharmaceutical companies, and academic and contract research organizations who rely on our protein detection and analysis technologies to fuel drug, disease, and treatment discoveries in such areas as oncology, diabetes, and cardiovascular, liver and metabolic diseases. Find out more at somalogic.com and follow @somalogic on LinkedIn.

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