Pantex was founded in 1972 by Dr. Neil Y. Chiamori in response to the pressing need of physicians, researchers, and laboratories to obtain kits to detect and measure picogram quantities of specific circulating hormones, all of these in the many forms in which they are produced, activated, or metabolized in health and disease. Immunoassay products prepared by Pantex permit measurement of hormones in blood entering and leaving endocrine organs, tissues and biological fluids; facilitate accurate assessment of organ function to allow appropriate diagnosis and treatment by physicians.