A step ahead for healthcare

Company Overview

Pangenia Inc (“Pangenia Group” or “The Group”)  is a leading molecular diagnostics (MDx) group in Hong Kong founded by Professor Joseph Wing-On Tam. Since the establishment in 2006 of DiagCor Bioscience Incorporation Limited (the founding member company), Pangenia Group has been working hard towards promoting a healthier society by researching, developing and commercializing MDx innovations.

 

Through the dedication of an elite group of forefront biotech scientists and executives, Pangenia Group’s patented DNA and RNA analysis techniques allow us to offer a wide variety of services and solutions to our valuable customers. Our laboratory services are specialized in genetic testing, including prenatal diagnosis, parentage investigation, cancer testing, infectious disease identification, and various hereditary risk assessments.

 

Pangenia Group actively works with commercial, institutional and governmental organizations across the world, remaining at the forefront of advanced molecular diagnostics, and educating the general public about the benefits of molecular diagnostics.


Vision

We aim to become a leading global innovator in the biotech industry by continuously developing groundbreaking molecular diagnostic (MDx) technologies, increasing health awareness in the society and inspiring future generations in order to achieve a healthier community with a higher standard of living. 

Mission

We are dedicated to providing the public with the best preventive and the most precise disease diagnosis through the diligence of our devoted experts, the guarantee of our high quality laboratory services, and the continuation of our innovation and advancement in biotechnology.

Value

Integrity

Bonding starts with trust. We pledge to carry out our laboratory tests with impartiality and honesty and will uphold our high standards of integrity at all times for the benefits of our valued customers.

Innovative

Adapt to thrive. We stay at the forefront of the biotechnology field by remaining sensitive to the demand of the ever-changing society in order to provide the best services and solutions to our valued customers.

Collaboration

Teamwork makes the team work. We emphasize on the cooperation among our teams of elites, who possess a wide range of expertise, in order to optimize our daily management and technical support within Pangenia Group.

Development

Learn for a lifetime. We encourage our people to stay curious and passionate about new trends in the biotech industry and offer them a platform that challenges and drives them to reach their full career potential.

History & Development Milestones

In-depth scientific knowledge with over 10 years of hands-on experience in molecular diagnostics

  • Pangenia Group is one of the Hong Kong’s largest biotech companies in the field of molecular diagnostics (MDx)
  • We are the 1st independent private laboratory that obtained a license to provide preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) services in Hong Kong
  • Since the establishment of Pangenia Group in 2006, we have analyzed over 700,000  clinical samples in our own laboratory
  • From 2010 to 2016, Pangenia Group has obtained ISO certifications and patents in Hong Kong, Mainland China, European countries, and the USA
  1. INITIATION

    2006
    • Dr Joseph Wing On Tam and Mr Wong Shun Yun co-founded DiagCor Bioscience Incorporation Limited, providing cytogenetic and molecular diagnostics services for prenatal testing
  2. INITIATION

    2007
    • The first generation of in-vitro diagnostic products based on flow-through hybridization technology was launched
  3. Establishment

    2010
    • Obtained ISO 9001 certification for “Design and production of Diagnostic HPV kit and Provision of Paternity Testing service”
  4. Establishment

    2011
    • Winner of the  “2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China" programme
  5. Establishment

    2012
    • The new generation of flow-through hybridization device FTPro was launched
    • 22Plus Genomic Information Technology Limited was established, dedicated to professional tests providing information that help humans to know more about genes, explore potential to plan and live a healthy and happy life
  6. Establishment

    2013
    • Obtained ISO 13485 certification for “Design and manufacture of Sexually Transmitted Disease Array Test Kits”
  7. Establishment

    2014
    • Obtained Chinese Patent "RAPID GENOTYPING ANALYSIS FOR HPV AND THE DEVICE THEREOF" (Patent No.: CN 201180032327.1)
  8. Expansion

    2015
    • Obtained US Patent “Rapid Genotyping Analysis and Devices thereof” (methods, primer, probes, and kits for genotyping various mutations or disease causing agents including multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis, HBV, beta-globin mutations, mutations related to thrombophilia, or the presence of sexually transmitted diseases, US Patent No.: US 8,980,555 B2)
    • Pangenia Lifesciences Limited was established, specializing in genetic testing and advisory services that apply the latest next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology
  9. Expansion

    2016
    • Guangzhou Baigao Medical Laboratory Company Limited, the only wholly foreign-owned independent clinical laboratory in China was established
    • Obtained 2 Chinese Patents “FLOW-THROUGH APPARATUS" (Patent No.: CN 201180055560.1 & CN 201180055536.8)
    • Pangenia Lifesciences Limited was awarded by Hong Kong Brand Development Council as “Hong Kong Emerging Service Brand”
    • Pangenia Group comprises the group of molecular diagnostics subsidiaries, was acquired by Mason Group Holdings Limited
    • 10th Anniversary of the Group
  10. Expansion

    2017
    • Pangenia Lifesciences Limited was licensed by the Council on Human Reproductive Technology for carrying Pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS)
  11. Expansion

    2018
    • Guangzhou Baigao Medical Laboratory Company Limited became strategy partners with Shanghai Tongshu Biotech Company Limited and renamed as Guangzhou DiagCor Tongshu Medical Laboratory Company Limited

Chairman

Professor Joseph Wing-On Tam

Professor Joseph Wing-On Tam is the Founder and the Chief Scientific Officer of Pangenia Group, and the Chairman of the Board. Professor Tam is a research pioneer with over 30 years of teaching and research experiences in the biotechnology and diagnostics sector. Professor Tam was a Visiting Professor at UCSF School of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Medical College of Georgia. He was also a Scientist of National Institute of Health and an Honorary Associate Professor at School of Biomedical Sciences of The University of Hong Kong. He is the Founder and President of the Hong Kong Biochemistry Association.

Professor Tam has been working in the field of DNA research in Hong Kong since the late 1970s. With the support of UNESCO, Professor Tam organized a research programme and trained the first group of scientists in China and Asia-Pacific Region on recombinant DNA research in 1983. Professor Tam invented the “flow-through hybridization technology” (patented in the USA), which is currently the fastest hybridization process that is applied in DNA macro- and microarray.

Following his passion for Molecular Diagnostics, Professor Tam established DiagCor Bioscience Incorporation Limited in 2006, which is the core member company of Pangenia Group. He strives to influence and inspire the next generation talents in Hong Kong’s biotechnology industry.

Our Team

Management

Core Scientist

Advisory Board

Partnership

Research Partnerships

We work with the following institutions and encourage academics across the world to contact us to discuss how we might collaborate.
Hong Kong Society of Molecular Diagnostic Sciences
Independent evaluation of tuberculosis diagnostic kit
The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University
HER2 (Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2) amplification in breast cancer diagnostic
University of Hong Kong
HPV screening in an Asian population

Research Partnerships

We work with the following institutions and encourage academics across the world to contact us to discuss how we might collaborate.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Development of a Testing System for Molecular Diagnostics
City University of Hong Kong
Mammalian species identification in food with flow-through hybridization
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Biomarkers development

Commercial partnerships

We work with the following commercial organizations and encourage bioscience executives across the world to contact us to discuss how we might collaborate.
Asuragen
USA
Embitec
USA
Epigenomics
Germany
Taigen
Taiwan
Promega
USA

Social partnerships

We work with the following NGOs as part of our initiatives to provide people with better healthcare.
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
We support the WHO millennium development goals, with the aim of eradicating tuberculosis and other infectious disease
CHILDREN’S THALASSEMIA FOUNDATION
We participate in fundraising activities for the Children’s Thalassemia Foundation – the first charity of its kind that supports research into genetic disorders affecting children, and provides support services to their families

Research Partnerships

We work with the following institutions and encourage academics across the world to contact us to discuss how we might collaborate.

Hong Kong Society of Molecular Diagnostic Sciences
Independent evaluation of tuberculosis diagnostic kit

The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University
HER2 (Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2) amplification in breast cancer diagnostic

University of Hong Kong
HPV screening in an Asian population

Research Partnerships

We work with the following institutions and encourage academics across the world to contact us to discuss how we might collaborate.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Development of a Testing System for Molecular Diagnostics

City University of Hong Kong
Mammalian species identification in food with flow-through hybridization

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Biomarkers development

Commercial partnerships

We work with the following commercial organizations and encourage bioscience executives across the world to contact us to discuss how we might collaborate.

Asuragen
USA

Embitec
USA

Epigenomics
Germany

Taigen
Taiwan

Promega
USA

Social partnerships

We work with the following NGOs as part of our initiatives to provide people with better healthcare.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
We support the WHO millennium development goals, with the aim of eradicating tuberculosis and other infectious disease

CHILDREN’S THALASSEMIA FOUNDATION
We participate in fundraising activities for the Children’s Thalassemia Foundation – the first charity of its kind that supports research into genetic disorders affecting children, and provides support services to their families

Our Subsidiaries

DiagCor Bioscience
Incorporation Limited

/files/image/20180802/20180802130748_69691.jpg
  • The first private MDx laboratory in Hong Kong that occupies the largest market share in the local biotech industry
  • Provides one-stop prenatal DNA testing services, e.g. non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
  • Analyzed >500,000 MDx samples in our own laboratory
  • Obtained ISO 9001 certification for paternity testing service
  • Close to 100 employees
  • Non-invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT)
  • Fragile X Carrier Screening (MFX)
  • Paternity Testing – Legal and Non-legal use
  • Pangenia
    Lifesciences Limited

    /files/image/20180709/20180709180404_16801.jpg
  • Applies advanced genetic testing to enable preventive, predictive and personalized treatments
  • Our technology includes cutting edge next-generation sequencing (NGS) and other frequently used methods such as qPCR, digital PCR, patented flow-through hybridization, Sanger sequencing, etc.
  • MDx services include in the areas of reproduction medicine, women’s health, hereditary risk assessments, precision cancer tests
  • The first independent private laboratory, with the official license, providing the PGs/PGD services in Hong Kong
  • Laboratory tests certify with HOKLAS accreditations
  • Hereditary Risk Assessment
  • Precision Cancer Tests
  • Female Health Tests
  • 22plus Genomic
    Information Technology Limited

    /files/image/20180731/20180731170450_29932.jpg
  • Specialized in professional tests to structure a healthier personal lifestyle
  • Provides a wide variety of tests including:
    • Potential talent
    • Athletic aptitude
    • Communication ability
    • Responsiveness to certain diet
    • Physical and mental health
    • Beauty and character

  • Potential Talent Discovery Test
  • Athletic Aptitude DNA Testing Test
  • Responsiveness to Dietary Nutrients Test
  • Physical and Mental Health Test
  • Bio-Technology Limited

    /files/image/20180709/20180709180458_60502.jpg
  • Established in 1983 and has been acquired by Pangenia Group since 2017
  • Specialist provider of cervical screening service in Hong Kong
  • Provides gynecological cytology testing service including:
    • Conventional Pap Smear
    • Liquid-based cytology (ThinPrep Pap Test)
    • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) molecular diagnostics.

  • Cervical Screening Service
  • Investigation of Gynecological Disorders
  • Precancerous Test: Pap Test
  • HPV Molecular Diagnostics
  • GUANGZHOU DIAGCOR TONGSHU MEDICAL LABORATORY CO.,LTD

    /files/image/20180709/20180709180518_39627.jpg
  • Independent Clinical Laboratory (ICL) in mainland China for expanding the Group’s cross-border MDx services
  • Meets relative standards of Hong Kong and European medical testing
  • Provides MDx services in prenatal care, women’s health, genetic risk assessments, precision cancer tests, etc.
  • Hereditary Risk Assessment
  • Precision Cancer Tests
  • Female Health Tests
  • Our Affiliated Company

    DiagCor Life Science Limited

    /files/image/20180709/20180709180531_90664.jpg
    • Dedicated solely to molecular diagnostics (MDx) as the global leader in flow-through hybridization technology
    • Translates cutting-edge MDx research into proven practical market applications
    • Team of more than 80 bioscience specialists in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry
    • Operations span over primary research, clinical and market studies, manufacturing, commercialization, and global distribution
    • Complete platform for commercial and clinical MDx diagnosis
    • Serve clinical diagnostic services markets in Latin America, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia


    • Hong Kong’s Leading Molecular Diagnostics (MDx) Innovator
    • In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Products
    • Practical and Proven MDx Lab Solutions
    • Clinical Diagnostic Services in Global Markets


    News Update

    • Pharma Boardroom專訪 新亞集團為香港生物科學助力 (Chinese version only)
      新亞生物科技有限公司(Pangenia Inc)下稱“新亞集團”, 日前接受了全球生命科學領域專業資訊平台Pharma Boardroom的專訪,在PharmaBoardroom最新發布的2018年香...
      Know More
    • Pangenia Group's subsidiary – Pangenia Lifesciences Limited awarded Partner Employer Award 2018/19 (Chinese version only)
      新亞生物科技有限公司(新亞集團)旗下附屬公司-新亞生命科技有限公司榮獲由香港中小企業總商會主辦的「2018/19『友商有良』嘉許計劃...
      Know More
    • 新亞集團創立12年 為香港具領導地位的分子診斷集團 集團主席譚榮安教授接受《明報》專訪(Chinese Version only)
      新亞集團自2006年(原稱達雅高生物科技有限公司由知名基因學家譚榮安教授創立,便積極發展分子診斷測試市場,12年來,成功建立了香港具領導地位的分子診斷集團。早前,集團主席譚榮安教授接受《明報》專訪,大...
      Know More
    • 新亞集團起源 退休後創業之路 集團主席譚榮安教授接受《香港文匯報》及《大公報》專訪 (Chinese Version only)
      新亞集團由知名基因學家譚榮安教授於2006年創立(原稱達雅高生物科技有限公司)。新亞集團一直本著「用先進的診斷,打開更健康的未來」的宗旨,致力於研究、開發,及把創新的分子診斷測試推出市場。近日香港兩份...
      Know More
    • Professor Joseph Wing-On Tam, Chairman of Pangenia Group, delivered a speech in the “Business of IP Asia Forum”
      The 7th “Business of IP Asia Forum” jointly organized by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region...
      Know More
    • Pangenia Group's subsidiary – Pangenia Lifesciences Limited was awarded "Hong Kong Emerging Service Brand" in 2016
      Pangenia Group's subsidiary – Pangenia Lifesciences Limited has been seen to develop swiftly since i...
      Know More
    • Pangenia Group Attends the 14th Asian Breast Diseases Association Meeting and Symposium in Fukuoka, Japan. Sharing Medical Testing Experience with Members from Different Industries
      Pangenia Group participated in The 14th Asian Breast Diseases Association (ABDA) Meeting and Symposi...
      Know More
    • 國內媒體《中國科技網》報導:生命科學抵達風口 新亞集團附屬公司-達雅高生物科技有限公司基因檢測技術領先全球(Chinese Version Only)
      香港作為先進基因檢測醫療的據點,能夠通過全球領先的技術,海量真實地數據,通行便捷等多方面為內地基因檢測需求的人群帶來最大收益。而新亞集團附屬公司-達雅高生物科技有限公司,作為香港最具領導地位的基因檢測...
      Know More

      Corporate Social Responsibility

      • 新亞集團安排香港專業教育學院(IVE)及中大學生參觀集團生物科技實驗室 旨在培養傑出的科研人材 (Chinese version only)
        集團認為要培養出傑出的科研人材,便要先培養學生對科學的好奇心。因此,新亞集團經常安排不同教育機構的學生到新亞集團生物科技實驗室參觀,增加學生們接觸科研的機會。 新亞集團在2018年11月10日及11...
        Know More
      • 新亞集團再次參與奧比斯「盲俠行」慈善夜行 致力幫助視障人士 (Chinese version only)
        ...
        Know More
      • 新亞集團參與世界自然基金會「步走大自然2018」 為環保出一分力 (Chinese version only)
        新亞集團近年來參與不同與環境保育有關的慈善活動,以實際行動支持環保。最近,新亞集團同事代表便於2018年11月3日參與了於在米埔自然保護區舉行的世界自然基金會香港分會(WWF)年度盛事「步走大自然」慈...
        Know More
      • Chun Tok Primary School Visit to Pangenia Private Biotechnology Lab - Sep 2018
        Pangenia Group believes that in order to cultivate outstanding scientific research talents, it is ne...
        Know More
      • Orbis Moonwalker - Dec 2017
        Pangenia Group is active in the fundraising events that provide support for patients who are diagnos...
        Know More
      • Donating Clothing to Salvation Army - July 2017
        Pangenia Group believes in bringing a good cause to all people. We would like to contribute more to ...
        Know More
      • Dress Red for Thalassemia - May 2017
        Pangenia Group took part in the Dress Red for Thalassemia fund raising event in May 2017 hosted by C...
        Know More
      • The 24th Green Power Hike - Jan 2017
        Other than the emphasis on personal health, Pangenia Holdings Limited also hopes to raise the awaren...
        Know More
      • Supported Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation College by upgrading the research equipment & subsidizing students - March 2015
        Pangenia Group supported Po Leung Kuk Laws Foundation College (under the name of DiagCor Bioscience ...
        Know More

        GET IN TOUCH

        Facebook
        Like and share our page.
        LinkedIn
        Check out our profile.
        Weibo
        Check out our profile.
        WeChat
        Check out our profile.
        Address
        28/F Tower A, Billion Centre, 1 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong
        Phone
        +852 2147 4088
        Fax
        +852 2147 4138
        Top