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Life Length® Telomere Test in the Middle East
Press release 14 Oct 2014
FML incorporates latest in telomere science
Madrid/Dubai, October 14, 2014
Life Length®, the world leader in telomere diagnostics and analysis, announced an agreement with the Freiburg Medical Laboratory Middle East (FML) in Dubai to offer the telomere test to its patients. FML is a joint venture of the University of Freiburg, Synlab Laboratories (Germany) and Al Abbas Group (UAE).
Stephen J. Matlin, CEO, Life Length said, “We are delighted to partner with FML which brings the highest international standards to lab services and diagnostics in the Middle East. The Life Length Telomere Analysis Technology® (TAT®) offers a unique biomarker since telomeres are best predictors of biological age that is closely related with the onset of cardiovascular diseases the incidence of which is relatively high in this region particularly in the UAE.”
PD Dr. med. Michaela Jaksch, General Manager and Medical Director, FML noted, “We are pleased to partner with Life Length. The telomere test has been shown to be an independent assessment for cardiovascular and age-related diseases. Our goal is to provide patients, doctors, clinics, polyclinics and hospitals with sophisticated state-of-the-art lab-analysis and routine medical tests of the highest standards."
About Life Length
Life Length, a healthcare diagnostics company founded in 2010 to offer its proprietary Telomere Analysis Technology (TAT) is the only company in the world able to measure telomeres individually at the chromosomal level, providing the crucial measure for cell senescence, aging and age-related diseases. Working with the U.S.’s Cleveland HeartLab, U.K.’s The Doctors Laboratory and LabCo in Western Europe, Life Length provides its test in preventive and personalized medicine and as a biomarker of health and aging, and for CVD, neurology, oncology, infertility among other pathologies where telomeres play a significant contributing role. Life Length also serves pharmaceutical, biotech nutraceutical and similar industries for drug and product R&D and clinical studies. www.lifelength.com.
The Freiburg Medical Laboratory Middle East LLC established in 2002, is well known for high quality and its scientific approach in the fields of Molecular Biology and Auto-Immunology. FML was the first medical laboratory in the Middle East to receive the ISO 15189 accreditation from the German Accreditation Body (DAKKS). The lab boasts state-of-the-art equipment, highly experienced technicians and scientific coworkers, supported by Synlab Laboratories and the University of Freiburg, Germany. www.fml-dubai.com.
Yessica Fernández-Cruz Ledel
Dr. Sibylle Blumenthal