About Us

Arquer Diagnostics is a private, UK-based diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialisation of non-invasive immunoassay diagnostics tests for cancer diagnosis and monitoring. 

People

Nadia is an accomplished senior executive in the Life Sciences sector with experience across several therapeutic areas and spanning EMEA, Asia Pacific and North America. She has held senior positions at Alium Medical Limited, Allergan, Boston Scientific and Medtronic. Most recently Nadia served as the Partner & Managing Director Europe for Tefen Management Consulting. Nadia has a strong background in business management and product commercialisation.

Maddy is a seasoned CFO in the Life Science sector –both in public and private companies- with experience in fundraising, financial modelling, SME growth, M&A and IPO.  Previous roles included MyHealthChecked plc, Ieso Digital Health Ltd, Psioxus Therapeutics Ltd, Lab21 Ltd, and Alliance Pharma plc.  She is an FCCA and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Strategy from Said Business School, Oxford.

 

Sarah has a technical background in assay development, with over 16 years’ practical experience of R&D, quality and regulatory affairs in the IVD industry at Dako and Thermo Fisher Scientific. She has extensive experience of the IVD product cycle from product initiation through to launch and beyond. Since 2011, Sarah has provided a wide range of assistance to IVD start-ups, focusing mainly on regulatory compliance and quality management.

Jacqui has a strong cancer research background with over 15 years’ experience. She has extensive experience in molecular biology, genetics and diagnostic tests having worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Newcastle University, the University of Sheffield and the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow, one of Europe’s leading cancer research centres. Jacqui gained a PhD in Urological Oncology at the Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University.

Board

Bill is accomplished board chairman with a proven track record of leading companies — of all market capitalizations, public and private — in the rapid development of cutting-edge technologies and the commercialization of products and solutions that have helped shape the healthcare industry. He has led multiple companies to successful exits via both initial public offerings and trade sales to strategic partners.

Nadia is an accomplished senior executive in the Life Sciences sector with experience across several therapeutic areas and spanning EMEA, Asia Pacific and North America. She has held senior positions at Alium Medical Limited, Allergan, Boston Scientific and Medtronic. Most recently Nadia served as the Partner & Managing Director Europe for Tefen Management Consulting. Nadia has a strong background in business management and product commercialisation.

Maddy is a seasoned CFO in the Life Science sector –both in public and private companies- with experience in fundraising, financial modelling, SME growth, M&A and IPO.  Previous roles included MyHealthChecked plc, Ieso Digital Health Ltd, Psioxus Therapeutics Ltd, Lab21 Ltd, and Alliance Pharma plc.  She is an FCCA and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Strategy from Said Business School, Oxford.

Sarah has a technical background in assay development, with over 16 years’ practical experience of R&D, quality and regulatory affairs in the IVD industry at Dako and Thermo Fisher Scientific. She has extensive experience of the IVD product cycle from product initiation through to launch and beyond. Since 2011, Sarah has provided a wide range of assistance to IVD start-ups, focusing mainly on regulatory compliance and quality management.

David represents Longwall Ventures, a key investor in Arquer. He started his career as a graduate engineer in Carnaud Metalbox (now Crown Cork), working in a range of roles from R&D to production and project management. David spent much of his career living and working overseas in Spain, Argentina, Belgium and France. David studied for his MBA at Harvard Business School, after which he joined Z Corporation, an MIT licensee start-up. He spent several years growing the European and Asian businesses before entering the venture industry. David predominantly focuses on physical science and engineering investment opportunities.

Alex represents Northstar Ventures, a key investor in Arquer. He joined Northstar in September 2004 following a series of senior commercial roles in the biotechnology sector, including Cybersense, Compugen, SDI Europe, EnSys Europe and Archaeus. Alex completed a PhD in Microbiology before spending three years in London as a stockbroker for UBS Phillips and Drew.

Nick has over 20 years’ experience in the biotech, life sciences and healthcare industries, including leading the Life Sciences division of Scientific Generics, one of the UK’s leading technology consultancy companies. He has worked in several disciplines, including lab-based point-of-care assay development, market analysis and positioning, and market entry strategy. Nick is skilled at identifying companies for acquisition and performing due diligence on life sciences companies on behalf of investors.

Distribution partners

ADXBLADDERTM is only available by request from a patient’s Urologist and can be ordered through our distribution partners.

For the UK: ​

NHS Urologists: ​To discuss how to get ADXBLADDER testing in a NHS Hospital, please contact ArquerDX directly on 0191 516 6765.

Private Urologists:

To order a test for a patient in your private practice please contact Synlab UK Ltd directly by emailing adxbladder@synlab.co.uk.

Collaborate / join the team

Do you think our technology or research could be complementary to yours?

Arquer Diagnostics has a programme of active collaborations with companies, research groups and clinicians.

In-Licensing​

Arquer is interested in opportunities for in-licensing cancer biomarkers or technologies where there is a fit with our current platform and products.

Arquer Diagnostics’ assay platform is readily adaptable for the detection of other cancer biomarkers, so provides a rapid route to market based on proven technology.

If your business, university department, other scientific or medical organisation has cancer biomarkers or technologies that might be suitable licensing candidates, please get in touch.

Partnership​

Do you have a clinical trial or a sampling device that may be compatible with Arquer’s technology? If you are interested in collaborating with Arquer in the development of a cancer diagnostic, please get in touch.

Join the Team​

Could you help Arquer design and produce innovative, non-invasive cancer tests for diagnosis and monitoring?

If you are interested in a career with Arquer Diagnostics, contact us today.

Email your CV/resumé to: info@arquerdx.com

Our investors

The following companies are investors in Arquer Diagnostics.
Please click on their logos to visit their websites.

Become an Investor

Innovation in Oncology Diagnostics – a sound investment opportunity

Arquer Diagnostics is leading the way in non-invasive tests for diagnosing and monitoring cancer. We have exciting clinical trial data from our products for bladder, prostate and endometrial cancers, and also have the capability and technology to investigate other indications. As we plan our expansion and US market entry, we are looking for a small number of additional investors to share our vision to create transformational change in oncology diagnostics.

The simplicity of our patented technology is its biggest strength. Our tests are accurate, reliable, cost-effective, and can be used universally. We have strong advisory boards – every step we take is guided by clinicians, putting patient’s needs at the forefront of our decision-making. We have a first-class team of dedicated people who have proved they can deliver across R&D, product development, rigorous clinical programmes and robust manufacturing through to distribution and marketing.

If you’re interested in joining us on our journey, please contact us to find out more.
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 516 6765

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