Spartan Bioscience Announces Paul Lem Named Ottawa’s Top 40 Under 40

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Paul Lem recognized by Ottawa Chamber of Commerce for his professional accomplishments

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'We have an outstanding team at Spartan Bioscience, and our people are the reason that we have achieved such success.' - Paul Lem, M.D., CEO, Spartan Bioscience

Spartan Bioscience today announced that Paul Lem, M.D., Spartan’s CEO and founder, has been selected by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce as one of the city’s Top 40 Under 40. Dr. Lem was selected from over 240 applicants based on his business accomplishments, professional expertise, and community involvement.

Prior to Spartan, Dr. Lem founded Plexagen Diagnostics, and also served as VP Product Management at DNA Genotek. He holds a Medical Degree from the University of Ottawa, and graduated from the inaugural class of Singularity University.

Dr. Lem is a strong supporter of young entrepreneurs. In 2005, he started Fresh Founders, an exclusive club of young entrepreneurs who help accelerate each other’s success. In Ottawa, there are over 100 members, including the founders of Fluidware, CanvasPop, and Shopify.

“I am honored to receive this award,” said Dr. Lem. “We have an outstanding team at Spartan Bioscience, and our people are the reason that we have achieved such success.”

About Spartan Bioscience
Spartan Bioscience is the leader in on-demand DNA testing.(1) Spartan is bringing complete sample-to-result DNA testing systems to medicine. Spartan’s technology fully integrates DNA collection, extraction, and analysis, with an intuitive interface that is easy to operate. For the first time, healthcare providers and their patients can get DNA results on demand. For more information, please visit our website at: http://www.spartanbio.com.

The Spartan logo is a registered trademark of Spartan Bioscience Inc.

1. Roberts JD et al. (2012). Lancet. 379:1705–11.

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