DermTech sponsors the San Diego Open; Tennis Pro Partner Brandon Nakashima to Raise Sun Safety Awareness


LA JOLLA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – DermTech, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMTK) (“DermTech” or the “Company”), a leader in precision dermatology through a non-invasive skin genomics platform, today announced the sponsorship of San Diego Open, an ATP 250, and a partnership with Brandon Nakashima, native of San Diego and tennis pro. Sponsorships further represent DermTech’s commitment to the San Diego community and its goal of raising awareness of the importance of sun protection and skin checks to aid in the early detection of melanoma.

The San Diego Open, held at the Barnes Tennis Center from September 27 to October 3, 2021, features a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw. As a sponsor of the event, DermTech aims to help educate attendees and the San Diego community on the value of practicing sun protection and the importance of regular skin checks during the event in the open. iconic look.

“As a company with deep roots in the San Diego community, DermTech is honored to sponsor the San Diego Open and to launch an excellent partnership with Brandon Nakashima,” said John Dobak, MD, CEO of DermTech. “We look forward to participating in this fantastic tennis event and promoting the importance of sun protection and overall skin health.”

As a DermTech Ambassador and tennis pro who spends much of his time outdoors, Nakashima will highlight sun safety, draw attention to the critical need for skin checks and the DermTech Melanoma Test, the first non-invasive test that allows dermatologists to check an atypical mole painlessly and non-invasively for melanoma.

“My parents are frontline healthcare workers who have always emphasized the importance of taking care of my health, especially my skin,” said Brandon Nakashima. “As professional tennis players we spend a lot of time outside in the sun, and I am happy to be able to help spread awareness of DermTech, its DermTech Melanoma test and the need for sun protection.”

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About DermTech:

DermTech is the leading dermatology genomics company creating a new category of medicine, precision dermatology, made possible by our non-invasive skin genomics platform. DermTech’s mission is to transform dermatology with our non-invasive skin genomics platform, to democratize access to high quality dermatological care and to improve the lives of millions of people. DermTech provides genomic analysis of skin samples collected non-invasively using an adhesive patch rather than a scalpel. DermTech markets and develops products that facilitate the early detection of skin cancer and develops products that assess inflammatory diseases and personalize drug treatments. For more information on DermTech, please visit the DermTech Investor Relations site at:

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