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2015-04-28

Medical Prognosis Institute: Oncology Venture, MPI's drug development arm raises more than 6 million DKK from private investors

Hoersholm, Denmark; April 28, 2015 -Medical Prognosis Institute A/S (MPI.CO)
announced today that Oncology Venture (OV) - the drug development arm of MPI
has raised more than 6.2 million DKK from private investors. Earlier in March
MPI announced that OV and the US based biotech company Lantern Pharma have
been awarded an USD 800,000 ICIP grant (funded by The State of Massachusetts
and Region Hovedstaden who has Cobis as a lead partner) for the development
of the anticancer drug Irofulven by utilizing MPI's multi biomarker Drug
Response Predictor - DRP. In February OV received an investment from Pre-Seed
Innovation (who has Accelerace as lead partner) 3.37 million DKK. As a total
this year, Oncology Venture has raised
15,547,000 DKK.

The nominal share capital in Oncology Venture is now 2,196,596. Shareholders
with more than 5 % ownership are as follows:

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| Shareholders with more than 5% ownership Total nominal share capital Total 5 Share capital in % |
| MPI A/S 534,269 24.32 % |
| Buhl Oncology Aps 500,000 22,76 % |
| Sass&Larsen Aps 333,333 15,18 % |
| Pre-Seed innovation A/S on behalf of Forsknings- og Innovationsstyrelsen 350,878 15,98 % |
| Timpco Nb Aps 116,960 5.33 % |
| Total 2,101,165 83,57% |
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"We are very grateful for the strong financial support which enables Oncology
Venture, by the help of MPI's cutting edge technology, to fund and run
focused phase 2 clinical trials. The aim is to identify drugs with too low
response rates to beat the gold standard. We then screen patients with the
Drug Response Predictor technology to identify which patients are most likely
to respond to the individual drug and finally include these patients in a
phase 2 trial with the aim of raising the response rate and transform the
drug to an approvable product."

Said Professor Peter Buhl Jensen, M.D., CEO of Oncology Venture and MPI

.

"

From Accelerace we wish Oncology Venture congratulations with this
achievement. We are very happy to see that our investment and close
collaboration with Oncology Venture has been part of the development leading
to this success. Oncology Venture is now ready to launch the first projects
and move them into clinical phase 2 testing in DRP selected patients. If the
clinical results are positive, it will be of great value for Oncology Venture
- and for the patients.

"

Says Peter Birk, Investment Director in Accelerace.

About Oncology Venture
Oncology Venture A/S, a spinout from MPI, is focusing on finding and develop
failed cancer drugs by conducting new, targeted-enrollment clinical trials
utilizing highly predictive DRP(TM) biomarkers to select, enroll, and treat
the right patients and right cancers.

About MPI
Medical Prognosis Institute, Inc. advances personalized medicine by partnering
with cancer drug developers to apply its DRP(TM) diagnostic platform to
streamline and de-risk clinical trials and drug development via biomarker
optimization, patient stratification, and development of companion
diagnostics.

About MPI's multiple biomarker called Drug Response Predictor - DRP
MPI's lead product, the DRP diagnostic platform, is a tool to develop
tumor-derived gene signatures that may predict which cancer patients are
highly likely responders to a given anticancer product. The DRP has been
tested in 31 trials, where 26 trials showed that drug-specific DRP Biomarkers
could predict which patients had a positive effect of the treatment. The
DRP(TM) platform has also been externally validated and published in
collaboration with leading statisticians at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.
The DRP method can be used to design the Clinical Development Plan, i.e. to
select which indications are relevant for a given anticancer drug. Further
to and in addition to this, individual patients' gene patterns can be
analyzed as part of a screening procedure for a clinical trial to ensure
inclusion of those patients who have a high likelihood of response to the
drug. The DRP(TM) platform can be used in all cancer types and has been
patented for more than 60 anticancer drugs in the US.

For further information please contact
CEO Peter Buhl Jensen, Professor, MD, PhD
E-mail: pbj@medical-prognosis.com
Cell Phone: (+45) 21 60 89 22

Certified Advisor:

Carsten Yde Hemme, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Strandvejen 44, 2900 Hellerup,
Denmark

OV, MPI's drug development arm raises more than 6 miDKK
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