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October 2020

Alec Ford Joins Karius as Chief Executive Officer

Karius has welcomed Alec Ford as Chief Executive Officer, where he will focus on the company’s accelerated growth efforts. Prior to joining Karius, Alec held several leadership roles with Myriad Genetics, most recently serving as Chief Operating Officer. Alec succeeds current CEO & Co-Founder Mickey Kertesz, who will now transition to President and Chief Product Officer.

Karius is a life sciences company focused on generating genomic insights for infectious diseases with a non-invasive blood test that helps clinicians make rapid treatment decisions. The company is based in Redwood City, CA.