Toft Group Completes Executive Search for Genalyte, Inc. in San Diego, CA


Executive search firm Toft Group has placed Dr. Richard Hockett Jr., as Chief Medical Officer at Genalyte, Inc. in San Diego, CA. Dr. Hockett is a board certified Clinical Pathologist with 30 years of experience in applying biomarkers to clinical medicine, and is recognized as a leader in personalized medicine. He previously served as Chief Medical Officer for Biodesix, CombiMatrix and Affymetrix. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota.

About Genalyte, Inc.

Genalyte’s vision is to transform the doctor-patient relationship by bringing the doctor, the patient, and the lab together to provide results when they matter: Now. Genalyte’s platform is being designed with the goal of providing test results from a whole blood sample within fifteen minutes in the physician’s office. Providing diagnostic results at the time and place they are needed – when the patient is sitting in front of the doctor— has the potential to empower physicians, improve quality of care for patients, and reduce resource utilization across the healthcare system. Genalyte’s technology is based on a proprietary silicon biosensor design that is currently in use by pharmaceutical companies, contract research organizations and academic researchers.