Press 2017-04-28T15:01:11+00:00



Engadget: Semen, centrifuges, and a personal journey in male fertility | Mar 8 2017

Readers Digest: 13 Things Men Should Be Doing When You’re Trying to Get Pregnant | Mar 4 2017

KXAN NBC, Austin TX: Austin fertility center providing access to high-tech, affordable treatment | Feb 28 2017

Engadget First Look Tech Review: Trak’s at home sperm tracker is a surprisingly good idea | Jan 28 2017

Fox News: Device lets men check sperm count at home | January 4 2017


The Mercury News: Bay Area Startups developing the high-tech way to make a baby | August 6 2016

Bloomberg Businessweek: Trak, an At-Home Male Fertility Test Kit | July 25 2016 – Print edition

TechCrunch: Trak is like a Fitbit for Sperm  | June 28 2016

The Guardian: Men can test their sperm count at home with new device Trak | July 5 2016

The Verge: Do-it-yourself sperm counting centrifuge gets FDA approval | July 1 2016

Popular Science: Portable Centrifuge Lets Men Count Sperm at Home | June 15 2016

STAT: DIY sperm test to hit the market this fallJune 20 2016

Daily Mail: The portable centrifuge that lets men count sperm at home June 22 2016 

Shape Magazine: New At-Home Fertility Test Checks Your Guy’s Sperm | June 22 2016

Fast Company: At home sperm test will hit the market this fall | June 21 2016

Mobihealthnews: Sandstone Diagnostics gets FDA nod for app-enabled home test for male fertility | June 9 2016

MedCity News: Sandstone Diagnostics gets FDA clearance for DIY fertility testing kit for men June 9 2016

Diagnostics World News: Sandstone Diagnostics Harnesses Centrifugal Force for At-Home Fertility TestingApr 20, 2016

Sandstone wins the 2016 Swimming with the Sharks venture competition at Molecular Med Tri-ConMar 17, 2016


WDAY News: Fargo native develops home product Trak which helps improve male reproductive health | Nov 18, 2015

MedCity News: Startup seeking to shatter taboo around male infertility poised to release iOS app | Nov 2, 2015

See CEO Greg Sommer on “This Week in Startups” with Jason Calacanis | Sept 4, 2015

Sandstone CEO recognized as “40 Under 40” in East Bay | Aug 24, 2015

Sperm Counts at Home? A Peek at the Trak – The Doctor Weighs In | Feb 25, 2015

Watch Interview with CEO Greg Sommer at 2015 Personalized Medicine World Conference | Feb 17, 2015


Sandstone named one of the Top 40 Most Innovative Life Science Companies in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times | May 29, 2014

Daily Mail: Scientists invent portable fertility test enabling men to test the quality of their sperm from their own homes | Apr 27, 2014

Fox News: Scientists create take-home fertility test for men | Apr 26, 2014

ABC News: Scientists Create Fertility Test for Men

Popular Science: The Newest Defense Against Biological Warfare? This Cube

SF Business Times: Bioterror tech can help babies, too

GigaOM: Hey fellas: This startup wants you to monitor your fertility, too

CBS News: New take-home fertility test for men

Innovation: Introducing, SpinDx

R&D: No-Wait Medical Diagnostic Tool

medGadget: Sandia’s SpinDx Aims to Bring Hospital Diagnostic Lab to Doctor’s Tabletop

IVD Technology: Sandia National Laboratories Seeks Commercial Partners for New SpinDx IVD Tool

MedCity News: Your turn, guys: Trak Fertility wants to help men keep tabs on their swimmers

PhysOrg: Faster, less expensive device gives lab test results in 15 minutes at point-of-care

Company Description

Sandstone Diagnostics is a Bay Area diagnostic and digital health company developing sophisticated connected wellness products that allow consumers to measure, monitor, and improve key health markers at home. The company’s first product, the Trak® Male Fertility System received FDA clearance in June, 2016. For more information, please visit

Product Description

The Trak® Male Fertility System is the definitive data-driven tool to measure, monitor, and improve men’s reproductive health from the comfort and privacy of home.

Media Contact

Tracey Forster, CCO
(925) 315-7246

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