OPKO Health Appoints Jon R. Cohen, M.D. Executive Chairman of BioReference Laboratories

Geoff Monk promoted to President MIAMI, Jan. 07, 2019 – OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPK) today announced the appointment of Jon R. Cohen, M.D. as Executive Chairman of BioReference Laboratories. BioReference, with its GeneDx unit, is the third largest clinical laboratory in the United States. OPKO also announced the promotion of Geoff Monk to President of BioReference.  Mr. Monk joined BioReference as General Manager […]

BioReference Laboratories Named as Preferred Laboratory with Horizon Healthcare Services Serving Members of Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.

MIAMI, FL NOVEMBER 8, 2018 — BioReference Laboratories, Inc. (BRL), an OPKO Health company and the third largest clinical laboratory in the United States, will remain an in-network provider with Horizon Health Services, Inc. (Horizon), New Jersey’s oldest and largest health insurer. After an extensive evaluation of its laboratory network, BRL will remain a preferred laboratory in the Horizon PPO network. The […]

OPKO Plans to Address Draft Local Coverage Determination Published by Novitas Solutions for 4Kscore Test

MIAMI, May 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(Nasdaq:OPK) today announced that Novitas Solutions, Inc. issued a draft local coverage determination (LCD) for the 4Kscore test®. The draft LCD is a proposed non-coverage policy for the 4Kscore test for Medicare and, prior to its effectiveness, is subject to a public comment period ending July 5, 2018.  OPKO plans to submit comments during […]

OPKO Health Appoints Geoff Monk General Manager at BioReference Laboratories

MIAMI, May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK) today announced the appointment of Geoff Monkas General Manager with overall responsibility for BioReference Laboratories (BRL), an OPKO Health company and the third largest clinical laboratory in the United States. Mr. Monk brings to BRL more than 20 years of operational, business strategy and technical experience.  Previously, Mr. Monk worked as Managing Director of […]

OPKO Health Announces Landmark Study Showing 4Kscore® Test is Strong Predictor of Prostate Cancer Mortality Published in European Urology

Study of 11,506 men shows that healthy men with an abnormal PSA and a low 4Kscore test result can be safely monitored rather than undergo prostate biopsy MIAMI, March 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK) today announced that data from a landmark study of the 4Kscore® test entitled, “Twenty-year Risk of Prostate Cancer Death by Midlife Prostate-specific Antigen and a Panel […]

OPKO Health Announces Leadership Changes at BioReference Laboratories

MIAMI, Jan. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK), announces that Gregory Henderson, M.D., Ph.D., has resigned from his position as President of BioReference Laboratories, an OPKO Health company and the third largest commercial laboratory in the United States, effective immediately.  The Company has begun a search for his replacement and, in the interim, a committee of senior management will assume operational […]

OPKO’S GeneDx Announces Research Collaboration with Radboud University Medical Center

MIAMI, Jan. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK), announces today that GeneDx, Inc., a subsidiary of OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories, has entered into a research collaboration with the Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Through the agreement, GeneDX and Radboud aim to identify novel genes and pathways to help understand the causes, clinical characteristics, and eventual management of human genetic diseases. […]

OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories and The Garage Announce National Strategic Affiliation to Enhance Value-Based Care

MIAMI and ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc.(NASDAQ:OPK) (“OPKO” or “the Company”), announces that BioReference Laboratories, an OPKO Health company and one of the largest commercial laboratories in the U.S., has formed a national affiliation with The Garage, a dynamic, healthcare technology change agent, to provide clinicians with advanced tools to guide quality, value-based care. BioReference Laboratories is led by pathologists […]

OPKO’s GeneDx to Showcase Leadership in Genetic Testing at the National Society of Genetic Counselors and the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meetings

MIAMI, Sept. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK) (“OPKO” or “the Company”) announces that GeneDx will be showcasing its leadership in genetic and genomic testing with more than 35 poster and platform presentations at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meetings this fall. At the 36th Annual National Society of Genetic Counselors […]

OPKO’S GeneDx Extends Relationship with University of California Health for Genetic and Molecular Testing

MIAMI, June 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OPKO Health, Inc. (Nasdaq:OPK) announced today that GeneDx, a business unit of OPKO’s BioReference Laboratories division, extended its relationship with the University of California Health (UC Health) for genetic, genomic, and molecular testing services. UC Health, one of the nation’s leaders in genomics and precision medicine in both the clinical and investigational arenas, has selected GeneDx to supplement […]