01. Panel Options
Ascenda offers over 28+ analytes in six unique panel options which can be ordered individually, bundled or comprehensively.
02. Turnaround time
Ascenda has a turnaround time of 3-4 business days. Receiving accurate patient results in a timely manner is important in diagnosing and treating patients.
03. The Edge
Physicians are constantly seeking new ways to improve positive patient outcome. PCR testing provides the most advanced testing methodology, and produces the most sensitive and specific results available.
A Team Of Professionals
Dr. John Hanson
Dr. Hanson is an expert in next-generation sequencing and molecular microbiology. Dr. Hanson received his PhD in 2008 from the Department of Biological Sciences at Texas Tech University, specializing in mammalian molecular systematic biology. He has deep experience in development and implementation of next-generation sequencing in clinical laboratories. He is board certified in molecular diagnostics and also serves as an inspector for the College of American Pathologists.
Dr. Vidhya Narayanan
Research DirectorDr. Narayanan graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2008 with a PhD in Molecular Biology focusing on microbial genetics, and was awarded the graduate student of the year. She has 14 years of relevant research experience in the molecular field, and has her MDxT certification from ABB. She prides herself in complex problem solving and out-of-the-box thinking!