DiagnoCure announces results of its Annual General and Special Meeting of shareholders
QUEBEC CITY, April 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR) (OTCQX: DGCRF) (the "Corporation") today announced that its shareholders have approved all resolutions presented to them in the Management Proxy Circular dated March 14, 2014 and put forth for vote during the shareholders meeting held today in Montreal.
Shareholders re-elected Dr. Yves Fradet, Dr. Louise Proulx, Mr. Andrew Sheldon, Dr. Jacques Simoneau, and Dr. Vincent R. Zurawski as directors of the Corporation.
The election results for the Board of directors are as follows:
|Nominees||For (%)||Withheld (%)|
|Andrew J. Sheldon||70.04||29.96|
|Vincent R. Zurawski||69.54||30.46|
Shareholders also reappointed Ernst & Young as auditors of the Corporation and reconfirmed DiagnoCure's Shareholders Rights Plan.
The presentation given by Dr. Yves Fradet after completion of the formal business portion of the meeting today is available on DiagnoCure's website at www.diagnocure.com through a link on the Investors page; Presentations.
"DiagnoCure's primary focus is to secure shareholder value by ensuring the full commercial potential of PCA3". stated Dr. Yves Fradet. Chairman of the Board and President and Chief Medical Officer of the Corporation.
DiagnoCure (TSX: CUR; OTCQX: DGCRF) is a life sciences corporation that develops and commercializes high-value cancer diagnostic tests that increase clinician and patient confidence in making critical treatment decisions. In 2008. the Corporation launched a colorectal cancer staging test through its U.S. CLIA laboratory. PrevistageTM GCC is currently available for licensing. The Corporation has granted a worldwide exclusive license on the diagnostic applications of its proprietary molecular biomarker PCA3 to Gen-Probe. now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hologic Inc. Hologic Gen-Probe's PROGENSA® PCA3 prostate cancer test is commercialized in Europe under CE mark and is approved for commercialization in Canada and the United States. For more information. please visit www.diagnocure.com.
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