Mike joins Premaitha with a wealth of molecular diagnostic experience. He successfully led the product design and development of QIAGEN’s companion diagnostic systems from project inception through to FDA approval. This included the design and development of the assay reagents, software and utilisation of automated instruments and additional regulatory registrations including CE marking, Canadian and Japanese approvals. Mike played a key role in mapping the product development process for a diagnostic assay then utilising this to make improvements to processes and projects. Before Premaitha, Mike spent many years working in personalised medicine and had various senior roles at University of Manchester, DxS and QIAGEN. Mike has a PhD from University of Manchester, where he also spent two years as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate.