Advancing Food Allergy Testing

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Nearly one in ten Americans has a food allergy, but even more are affected as a family member deals with a food sensitivity. Allergenis CEO Jim Garner joins The Food Institute Podcast to discuss the reality of living with a food allergy, the current testing methods available on the market, and how the Allergenis assay provides a higher level of accuracy by utilizing artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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More About Jim Garner:
Jim has more than 33 years leadership experience providing products and services to help families and doctors better diagnose and manage health conditions. Expertise in developing and commercializing products and services for life sciences commercializing, distributing, and licensing more than 40 diagnostic products and services. Central in four mergers & acquisitions and raising $100M in venture capital and private equity funding.

Jim was the Chief Business Officer of Integrated Diagnostics, a diagnostics company developing technology for early detection, prediction and prevention of disease. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Senior Director of Corporate Development for UnitedHealth Group, Director of Marketing & Corporate Development at Elan Diagnostics and Sales Manager at DIANON Systems.

Jim received the Meritorious Service Medal among other honors while serving as Captain in the United States Army where he was Air-Cavalry Troop Commander, Aviation Task Force Operations Officer, and Helicopter Attack Pilot, among other roles and distinctions.

Jim lives in Florida with his family where he enjoys surfing, golfing, and tennis with his wife and two sons.

More About Allergenis:
Allergenis provides the next generation of food allergy testing, using cutting-edge systems biology and data analytics to accurately determine allergic status, tolerance levels, and risk of severe reactions for a more informed quality of life when living with a diagnosis of food allergy. The company has access to the largest repository of confirmed oral food challenge cases in the world and is paired with a proprietary technology offering up to 190 times the resolution available in existing diagnostics. The Allergenis platform offers the only food allergy diagnostic currently able to predict tolerance levels, form, and reaction types. Allergenis was founded via a collaboration with Hugh A, Sampson, M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Allergenis owns and operates a CLIA-certified laboratory in Hatfield, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit www.allergenis.com, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also view the company’s Start Engine campaign here: www.startengine.com/offering/allergenis

Jim Garner
Email: Jim.garner@allergenis.com
Phone: 1.401.965.2499