Let’s do launch: How Myomar Molecular’s plans to get its “pee-on-a-stick” muscle test to market

Posted on October 31, 2023 | By Alec Bruce | 0 Comments

Rafaela Andrade, co-founder and CEO of Myomar Molecular, is commercializing the world’s first “pee-on-a-stick” test to assess the muscle health of people suffering from debilitating diseases


Hometown: Racife, Brazil
Alma mater:Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil (BSc); Dalhousie University (PhD)
Headquarters: Halifax, N.S.
Founded: 2021
Employees: 4

What is the concept?
Pee on a stick, give it to your doctor and, within a week, know how strong your muscles are. What could be simpler? In fact, Dalhousie University molecular biologist Rafaela Andrade’s ground-breaking innovation is now prompting that other question, achingly familiar to business people the world over: “Why didn’t I think of that?”

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