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Genomic Profiling Systems, Inc. Receives National Institute of Allergy, Infectious Disease Funds To Continue Development Of Emergency Diagnostic Testing Platform


10/19/2005 5:09:08 PM

Genomic Profiling Systems Incorporated (GPS) announced today that it would receive a three-year $4.1 million Phase II SBIR grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) to develop a "surge" testing platform for rapid and ultra-sensitive diagnosis of anthrax. The MultiPath(TM) system will enable emergency testing on a mass scale, as would occur following a major biowarfare attack. According to the company, the platform will also be useful for key clinical and industrial applications including flu testing and detection of pathogens in food.

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