Jack Yen with Mako Medical Laboratories Was Selected to Present his Groundbreaking Research to the American College of Physicians.

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Jack Yen, Director of Bioinformatics with Mako Medical Laboratories was chosen to present at the American College of Physicians event in Georgia. His ground breaking research was presented to doctors as an alternative to the traditional biopsy method.

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Jack Yen's ground breaking research could fundamentally change the traditional biopsy method.

This annual 3-day event is the main event for Georgia primary care physicians to attend and learn about new technology in the field. Medical Residents from Georgia also had the opportunity to demonstrate their research. This year, over 200 abstracts were submitted to the event and only the top 10% were invited to the podium presentation. The oral presentation was divided into 3 categories, case study, quality improvement, and research. Addison Zhang, M.D. who is the second year medical resident at AU/UGA partnership program, collaborated with Jack Yen, Director of Bioinformatics from Mako Medical Laboratories on their topic on “Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis: Cell-free DNA in the Screening and Diagnosis of Heptocellular Carcinoma”. In their project, Dr. Zhang designed and selected the studies to be included to the analysis and Mr. Yen perform the secondary statistical analysis using statistical models and R programming language. Their findings were presented and the conference which tells that liquid biopsy could be a viable new approach for Heptocellular Carcinoma diagnostic with high sensitivity and none of the complications which may be caused by the traditional biopsy method.

Mako Medical Laboratories has quickly become a regional leader in providing top-quality laboratory services to medical institutions in the region. Mako Medical Laboratories handles diagnostic testing for 12 states and is quickly becoming the fastest growing lab in the United States.

“This opportunity shows the market is ready and has been ready for new innovations in diagnostic care.” says Chad Price--President of Mako Medical.

Mako Medical Laboratories is a high complexity laboratory that performs diagnostic testing for hospitals, physicians, and urgent care facilities around the country. Mako Medical Laboratories is known for its state-of-the-art facilities, use of robotics, innovative cloud/app technology, and its proprietary method development. Mako Medical Laboratories also handles specialized testing typically only found at the Mayo Clinic. Mako's team is comprised of nationally renowned doctors and Ph.D.'s that have extensive experience with method development. Mako Medical laboratories has pioneered efficient and cost effective solutions for health care professionals around the country. Mako Medical Laboratories hires U.S. Military Veterans to operate its logistics fleet and has committed life-saving instrumentation to counties in need. Mako Medical also supports missionaries overseas, partners with local community colleges, and supports over 150 charities.

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