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Michael Wood, PHD.

Consulting Senior Director Research and Development

Dr. Wood is GMD’s consulting Senior Director of Research and Development. He brings with him over 25 years’ experience in the molecular diagnostics industry. Prior to joining GMD, Dr. Wood was Senior Director of Research and Development at DxNA, Senior Director of Research and Development at GenturaDx, a company developing sample-to-answer PCR based tests on an integrated instrument platform, until its acquisition by Luminex Corp. in 2012. Previously, Dr. Wood was Program Director at GenMark Dx, where he directed the development of IVD and research-use products for infectious disease, oncology, and SNP detection. Dr. Wood has been awarded 12 US patents and has authored over 25 publications. He received his D.Phil. degree from the University of York, UK and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.