• 10 Years of passion!

    2015 we celebrated our jubilee: 10 years Targos!

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Targos - a Leader
in Customer-Oriented Biomarker Services

Targos GmbH building and staff 2015

Targos core service business is to provide highly standardized development and application of clinical biomarkers for the international pharmaceutical and diagnostic industry.

The company has supported more than 100 international clinical trials since 1999, which have led to the successful approval of several targeted therapies and IVDs for our customers.

The expert team of on-site clinical pathologists operates in a professional environment of project management, logistics, data and quality management. Targos also supports the introduction of new Companion Diagnostic assays into the market.

Targos is a fully GCP-compliant central laboratory that is inspected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As of June 2013, Targos Molecular Pathology GmbH has met all applicable standards for accreditation and is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). As of January 2014 Targos is enrolled in the CLIA program.

Targos News

Pathologists use the Rüschoff/Hofmann method in scoring HER2 IHC and ISH results for gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma.

Dec. 1, 2016:

Targos significantly contributed to the development of HER2 testing guidelines in gastric cancer. The current 2016 ASCO-CAP guidelines on gastric cancer was based on the original work of Prof. Josef Ruschoff and Targos. See below for publications.

    1.  Histopathology. 2008 Jun;52(7):797-805.

    2.  Lancet. 2010 Aug 28;376(9742):687-97.

For the 2016 ASCO-CAP guidelines on gastric cancer, refer to DOI: 10.1200/JCO.2016.69.4836 Journal of Clinical Oncology - published online before print November 14, 2016.


For publications of Prof. Josef Rüschoff, click the following links:

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