Our Founders

Dr. Hooper and Dr. Bolton founded RealTime Laboratories in 2005, but its history goes back further. Both doctors have worked together since meeting on their first day of medical school at the University of Nevada Medical School-Reno. Because they were interested in the same areas of research, they collaborated on projects in medical school. Many of these shared projects focused on infectious diseases.

Their medical training ignited a desire to become patient-focused and not just research-oriented. Each doctor developed a commitment to provide the best patient care. The focus of their clinical practices became their patients—the art of medicine—and not just the research—the science of medicine.

Over the years, they continued to encounter patients dealing with chronic medical problems who had been to several doctors, yet none of the previous doctors could find the cause of these ailments. They realized that there were few in the traditional medical community that wanted to deal with this type of patient. These patients needed someone to listen, care and offer solutions for their problems.

Fueled by their intellectual curiosity, grounded in their desire to help patients, and based in their research backgrounds, the doctors at RTL looked beyond simple explanations. They embarked on a search for answers to their patients’ problems.  Through extensive research and detective-style problem solving, they traced many of their patients’ health issues back to an often-overlooked culprit: mold exposure!

After years of researching the effects of molds and their mycotoxins— specific poisonous chemical compounds produced by fungi—RealTime Laboratories, Inc., was formed. Now, the doctors and their caring staff provide answers to patients in need. As more research comes out and technology progresses, RealTime Laboratories will be here to continue helping those who others have ignored.

Why RealTime Labs?

RealTime Lab is the only lab in the U.S. accredited by CAP and CLIA to perform clinical mycotoxin testing.

RealTime Lab’s mycotoxin test panel is the most comprehensive available, testing for the presence of 16 of the most common and toxic mycotoxins produced by indoor mold contaminants.

RealTime Lab is the only lab in the U.S. that tests for Macrocyclic Trichothecenes.

What does it mean to be College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited?

For more than 50 years, the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program has been the champion of laboratory excellence, exceeding the requirements of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as those of other national and state regulatory agencies.

High-complexity disciplines (such as those performed in RealTime Laboratories) benefit from a specialized inspection by a peer who has expertise in the field.  Only the CAP includes a specialty inspector for high-complexity Disciplines.

It provides a guideline for continuous compliance

A stringent inspection process that gives the opportunity to help keep the laboratory operating at a peak performance

Offers an opportunity for the lab to seek and maintain collaboration with other labs

All CAP questions and papers for inspections updated annually

Our Team

Dave Murcott, MS
CEO / Board Member
Mr. Murcott has been the CEO at RealTime Laboratories since 2010.
Sam Sutton
Sr. Vice President /Operations
Mr. Sutton has been instrumental in product design, development, and production.
Jeff Hooper, MBA
CFO / Board Member
Mr. Hooper has over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting.
Huma Nasir
Laboratory Manager
Ms. Nasir joined the RTL team as the Lab Manager in 2017.
Shalini Muralidhar, PhD., TS (ABB)
Associate Laboratory Director / Scientific Committee
In January of 2015 Dr. Muralidhar joined RTL as Associate Medical Director.
Geoffrey A. Land, Ph.D
Laboratory Director
Dr. Land is Board Certified by the American Board of Bioanalysis.