OPKO Health’s GeneDx Adds GenomeXpress to Its Industry-Leading Clinical Genomics Portfolio

GenomeXpress is a rapid genome sequencing test, reporting results within approximately seven days GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GeneDx, Inc., a subsidiary of BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced the launch of GenomeXpress, a rapid genome sequencing test. Verbal GenomeXpress results of pathogenic and/or likely pathogenic variants in known disease causing genes are […]

NBA extends community testing program as part of 2019-20 Season Restart in Orlando

NBA NEW YORK – The NBA announced today a new community testing program providing thousands of no-cost COVID-19 PCR tests in Orlando, Fla. and team markets nationwide.  The program, which is a part of NBA Together, the league’s global community and social engagement campaign that aims to support, engage, educate and inspire youth, families and fans […]

Rite Aid Opens New COVID-19 Testing Sites in Michigan and Ohio

Rite Aid CAMP HILL, Pa. (July 29, 2020) – Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) continues to expand its no-charge COVID-19 testing service with the addition of six drive-through locations opening on July 30 in Michigan and Ohio, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Like Rite Aid’s existing drive-through testing sites, […]

Company Testing NBA Players In Bubble Seeks ‘Greater Good’

Forbes The company testing NBA players in the Orlando bubble is tackling a unique logistical challenge in order to facilitate a “greater good,” according to the man in charge of testing NBA players to ensure they are not positive for COVID-19. Bio-Reference Laboratories has about 100 people working inside and outside of the NBA bubble […]

Geoff Monk, President of OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories, Named to CEO Today’s Healthcare 2020 Awards List

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company, today announced that Geoff Monk, President of BioReference Laboratories, was recognized by CEO Today Magazine as one of this year’s 20 Healthcare Award winners. Every year, CEO Today Magazine identifies and honors the most respected companies and their executives who lead the way on the global stage. CEO Today Magazine’s Healthcare Awards acknowledge […]

BioReference Labs says it will conduct coronavirus testing for all 32 NFL teams

CNBC The NFL has selected BioReference Laboratories, a private diagnostics company, to handle coronavirus testing for the entire league this year, Executive Chairman Dr. Jon Cohen told CNBC’s Jim Cramer Monday. “I am not going to discuss the specifics of our relationship right now with the NFL,” he said in an interview on “Mad Money.” “I will […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Awarded Commercial Surge Capacity Testing for COVID-19 Emergency Response Contract by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC chooses BioReference as one of the antibody testing and service providers for national serological survey ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 20, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced it will accept an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract award to provide Commercial Surge Capacity Testing for COVID-19 Emergency Response to the […]

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories to Provide COVID-19 Testing for National Basketball Association Players and Employees

BioReference initiates COVID-19 testing for all National Basketball Association players and referees, as well as team and league staff for its season restart in Orlando on July 30 ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 13, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), will provide COVID-19 testing oversight for the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) players […]

Major League Soccer Chooses OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories to Provide COVID-19 Testing for Players and Employees

BioReference initiates COVID-19 testing for all Major League Soccer players, match officials, and Club and League employees participating in the MLS is Back Tournament MLS will support COVID-19 antibody testing for the Orlando community utilizing BioReference’s community collection program ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 09, 2020 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), will […]