About Acuamark Diagnostics' founders


Francis Barany

Founder & Lead Inventor

Professor - Weill Cornell Medicine. Rockefeller University in 1981, Post-doc Johns Hopkins University Medical School. Innovator in DNA diagnostics and molecular profiling of colon cancer, 52 issued patents have generated over $7 billion. Co-founded BlinkBio, Inc. (Coferon, Inc.), 2009.


Bernard peperstraete

Founder & Chief Executive

President/CEO; Previously: Acting President, CEO of ACT Biotech (Eddingpharm); Partner at NGN Capital; Board Exosome Diagnostics (observer); Board Potentia Pharma (Alcon/Apellis); healthcare executive, medical entrepreneur; investor. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (MD), Belgium, Harvard Business School (MBA).