Grifols FDA Grants EUAs for Coronavirus Tests From Grifols, Visby Medical, Immunodiagnostic Systems All the tests are authorized for use by CLIA-certified labs, while Visby's test may also be performed in a point-of-care setting. Grifols ART System Nabs FDA Approval The system is approved for use with the Procleix Ultrio Elite Assay, the Procleix WNV Assay, Procleix Zika Virus Assay, and the Procelix Babesia Assay. Jury Rules in Favor of Hologic, Grifols in BioMérieux Patent Infringement Lawsuit BioMérieux had alleged infringement of two of its patents associated with nucleotide sequences to detect HIV-1 subtypes. Enzo, Hologic, Grifols Settle Patent Dispute Under the terms of the settlement, Enzo Life Sciences will receive $14 million in exchange for granting global licenses to Hologic and Grifols. Grifols Acquires $1.9B Stake in Shanghai RAAS in Push for China Growth Shanghai RAAS will become Grifols' exclusive distributor of plasma-derived products and transfusion diagnostic solutions in China. Feb 7, 2019 Grifols Gets FDA Approval for Babesia Assay Oct 11, 2018 FDA Approves Progenika MDx Assay for Blood Compatibility Jul 6, 2018 FDA Revises Zika Virus Screening Guidance, Recommends Pooled Testing of Blood Jun 19, 2018 Grifols Gets FDA Clearance for Two Blood Screening Assays on Procleix Panther System May 10, 2018 Zika Screening of Individual Blood Donations Costs $5M for Every Positive Result, Study Shows Nov 17, 2017 Grifols Wins FDA Approval for AAT Deficiency Test Aug 4, 2017 In Brief This Week: Thermo Fisher, Grifols, MDxHealth, Exosome Diagnostics, and More May 9, 2017 Grifols Babesia Assay Gets IND for Blood Bank Screening Jan 31, 2017 Hologic Completes Divestiture of Grifols for $1.85B Dec 14, 2016 Hologic to Divest Stake in Blood Screening Business to Grifols for $1.85B May 18, 2016 Grifols Takes 20 Percent Stake in Singulex Jan 29, 2015 Hologic Posts 7 Percent Q1 Revenue Growth Nov 5, 2014 Hologic Fiscal Q4 Revenues Increase 6 Percent as Diagnostics Sales Grow 2 Percent Jul 24, 2014 Grifols, Hologic Hepatitis E Assay CE Marked Jul 1, 2014 Grifols Gains CE-IVD Mark for Progenika ID Core XT Kit for Molecular Blood Group Typing Premium Mar 31, 2014 Grifols Inks Blood Screening Partnership with Japanese Red Cross; Hologic to Benefit Mar 12, 2013 Progenika CEO Sees No 'Major Impact' After Grifols Acquires Majority Stake in Firm Premium Mar 7, 2013 Grifols Acquires 60 Percent Stake in Progenika Feb 22, 2011 Novartis Inks Deal to Distribute Grifols Immunohematology Products Jun 24, 2010 Progenika Gives Grifols Rights to Distribute Bloodchip Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.