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MRIGlobal is an independent, not-for-profit organization performing contract research for government and industry.

Today, as one of the nation’s leading research institutes, MRIGlobal conducts programs in the areas of national security and defense, life sciences, energy and the environment, agriculture and food safety, and engineering and infrastructure.



DiamondBook.pngMRIGlobal Helps Nanosphere Achieve FDA Approvals

MRIGlobal’s Diagnostics Division helped Nanosphere, Inc., achieve FDA approval for its pipeline of diagnosic tests, including its Verigene® Gram-Positive Blood Culture (BC-GP) Nucleic Acid Test. This test identifies bacteria in the blood stream that causes an inflammatory immune response, such as septicemia – a serious condition with a high death rate.

“We are pleased to see our growing customer base confirm the value of our gram-positive blood culture test,” said Michael McGarrity, Nanosphere Chief Executive Officer. “We are extending our lead in molecular-based infectious disease testing through sustained growth in the number of customers utilizing our gram-positive test and continued development of our strong menu pipeline, including our gram-negative and enteric assays.”

In appreciation, Nanosphere awarded MRIGlobal staff with a plaque, praising the team’s clinical evaluation of the in vitro diagnostic device and multiplexed assay and “attention to detail and great communication.”

Data generated by MRIGlobal from clinical studies have contributed to five FDA-cleared assays and four CE-marked assays for Nanoshpere. (A CE-mark is an indicator that a product complies with European Commission legal Standards.)


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MRIGlobal Awarded $63 million contract for National Toxicology Program               

U.S. Ambassador Robert Mikulak Named to Receive 2014 MRIGlobal Citation Award

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Thomas M. Sack Joins Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute Board of Directors

MRIGlobal Awarded Contract for Homeland Defense Research and Analysis Services Program

MRIGlobal Awards Paseo Academy Students Scholarships to Kansas City Art Institute Summer Program

MRIGlobal Announces NREL's Energy Systems Integration Facility Named R&D Magazine Laboratory of The Year

MRIGlobal-Sponsored FIRST Robotics Team Wins Creativity Award

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