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Crescent appoints ex-Trinity chief Brendan Farrell CEO

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Irish osteoporosis detection specialist Crescent Diagnostics has appointed Brendan Farrell CEO. Mr Farrell most recently headed up EnBio, which specialises in surface modification technology for the medical and non-medical industries; before this, he was president and CEO of Irish diagnostics firm Trinity Biotech from 1994 until 2008. Dublin-based Crescent is developing a test for osteoporosis called BQT that analyses chemical bonds in a small toenail clipping, which has been shown to predict the future risk of hip fracture. The company is about to begin a Series B funding round through which it hopes to raise €5m ($6.6m) to accelerate the commercialisation of BQT. It is currently planning a pivotal study to support CE marking and US FDA approval. Mr Farrell replaces former Crescent CEO Ernest Poku, who left the company due to family commitments.

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