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GREG GALVIN, M.S. ’82, PH.D. ’84, MBA ’93 | Alumnus Company Ramps Up Production of Rapid COVID-19 Test - Cornell Engineering Magazine

With 22,000 pounds of assembly line equipment sitting outside his company headquarters, Greg Galvin, M.S. ’82, Ph.D. ’84, MBA ’93, quips that he forgot to factor the global pandemic into his business plans for this year.

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Rapid Covid testing in North Country gets much-needed boost – The Sun Community New

Adirondack Health and the Trudeau Institute have opened the first phase of a high-speed COVID-19 testing laboratory that could ultimately produce up to 1,000 high-quality Covid-19 tests a day, health officials said last week.

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Congressman Tours Rheonix in Village of Lansing – The Lansing Star

Congressman Tom Reed met with officials from Rheonix, a local molecular testing company in the Village of Lansing, to tour two manufacturing sites and a testing lab

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Rheonix of Ithaca sees dramatic demand for its rapid COVID-19 testing equipment – Local SYR

The demand for rapid results from COVID-19 tests has dramatically increased business for an Ithaca area company, Rheonix.

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FDA Publishes First Batch of SARS-CoV-2 MDx Limit of Detection Comparison Results - GenomeWeb

The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday published the first results of a limit of detection comparison of Emergency Use Authorized molecular diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2.

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FDA Performance Comparison Results – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

FDA has published a performance comparison of molecular COVID-19 tests, showing Rheonix among the most sensitive methods.

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UHS Receives Grants to Purchase COVID-19 Testing Instruments - Press Connects

UHS purchased three COVID-19 MDx Assay and Encompass MDx workstations from Ithaca-based molecular testing company Rheonix, Inc.

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Let’s End the Wait for Coronavirus Test Results. Here’s How. – The New York Times

New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo offers important lessons on shortening the turnaround times and building sustainable COVID-19 testing, highlighting NYS’s investment in local companies such as Rheonix.

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Governor Cuomo Announces 12 New York Companies to Start Producing COVID-19 Related Equipment and Supplies to Support In-State Needs – NY State Governor’s Office

Rheonix receives grant for three quarters of a million dollars from NYS to assist with manufacturing scale-up to meet COVID-19 testing demand from NY State customers.

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Oswego County COVID-19 Fund Supports Purchase Of Additional Testing Capabilities At Oswego Health – Oswego County Today

The Oswego County COVID-19 Fund recently awarded Oswego Health with a grant to purchase a Rheonix Encompass MDx workstation which will enable the health system to complete in-house COVID-19 diagnostic testing to further support the community.

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Rheonix Adapts and Innovates to Aid COVID-19 Response in Eastern Finger Lakes – Locate Finger Lakes Business Journal

The Rheonix system consists of two main components: one, a test that enables detection of the virus that causes COVID-19; and two, a Rheonix-made, fully-automated workstation, which processes the test.

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In a Time of Crisis, Some Local Companies Find Opportunity – Ithaca Voice

Prior to Rheonix, COVID testing results would take at least a few days to get back - time where a person could expose others or risk their health taking a turn for the worse.

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Developing a SARS-CoV-2 Testing Machine [Audio] – Locally Sourced Science

Rheonix’s Doug Olsen discusses the company’s COVID-19 MDx Assay and Encompass MDx workstation.

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As Criteria Expands, Testing Proves More Crucial Than Ever – Tompkins Weekly

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Tompkins County in March, testing has been an invaluable component of the county’s coronavirus strategy.

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Access to Coronavirus Testing Can Depend on Who You Know – The Wall Street Journal

Diagnostic-testing capacity is gradually increasing across the U.S., and companies and communities are starting to have the breadth to test beyond those who are most severely ill or symptomatic.

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Cayuga Health seeks to bolster COVID-19 testing with city, county partnership – Ithaca Voice

The Tompkins County Legislature approved the purchase of a piece of lab equipment from Ithaca-based Rheonix to help expand the county's testing capacity as the Southern Tier continues reopening.

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Tompkins County Legislature Gives Thumbs Up for COVID-19 Medical Equipment – WHCU News Radio

During this week’s Tompkins County Legislature meeting, a resolution was put forward giving the approval for the purchase of new COVID-19 testing equipment from Ithaca-based Rheonix.

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Tompkins County Approves Purchase of New One-Day Testing Device for COVID-19 – Ithaca Times

At this week's Tompkins County Legislature meeting, a resolution approving the purchase of new testing equipment from Rheonix was passed unanimously.

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Binghamton, UHS Partner to Bring More Testing to the Tier - Spectrum News

A partnership between the city of Binghamton and United Health Services brings same-day COVID-19 testing to the Southern Tier.

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Broome County Executive Welcomes Binghamton’s COVID Testing Deal - WNBF News Radio

Mayor Richard David announced the city of Binghamton has supplied an automated Rheonix Encompass MDx workstation to UHS for same-day testing.

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Rheonix Receives EUA for COVID-19 Test [Audio] - WHCU Radio

Rheonix’s Brooke Schwartz discusses the company’s COVID-19 testing method.

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City of Binghamton, UHS and Ithaca-based life science company partner to increase COVID-19 testing - WIVT-TV

The City of Binghamton is partnering with UHS and an Ithaca based life science company to provide additional coronavirus testing in the community.

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Reopening NY: Binghamton, UHS, Ithaca company ramp up coronavirus testing - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Binghamton's first-responders, essential personnel and others will be able to undergo same-day testing for COVID-19. The city is partnering with United Health Services and an Ithaca-based company, which will allow the area to ramp up testing.

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Same-Day COVID-19 Testing Coming to Binghamton - WICZ-TV

The City of Binghamton has used federal COVID-19 relief money to purchase a machine and testing kits that make it possible to get same-day results. The technology, made by an Ithaca-based company called Rheonix, was purchased by the city, for UHS.

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Binghamton Announces It Can Test 200 People a Day with New Technology - WBNG-TV

Binghamton Mayor Rich David announced a new partnership between the city, UHS and Rheonix Inc. of Ithaca.

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Mayor David Announces Partnership With United Health Services For Same-Day Local COVID-19 Virus Testing Program

Mayor Richard C. David on Thursday joined John Carrigg, President and CEO of United Health Services (UHS), and Gregory J. Galvin, Ph.D., President and CEO of Rheonix Inc., to announce a same-day COVID-19 virus testing partnership between the City of Binghamton and United Health Services.

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How an Ithaca-Based Biotechnology Company Became a Game Changer in Same-Day COVID-19 Testing - Cornell Daily Sun

The Food and Drug Administration gave Rheonix, housed in Cornell’s Business and Technology Park, approval for an automated testing system for SARS-CoV-2.

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Rheonix Receives FDA EUA for Rapid, Fully Automated Molecular COVID-19 Test - Lab Manager

Rheonix Inc. received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Rheonix COVID-19TM MDx Assay.

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New York Company Releases Fully Automated Coronavirus Test - WNYT-TV

A New York company has released a fully automated coronavirus test. Rheonix received emergency use authorization from the FDA.

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Rheonix Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Molecular COVID-19 Test - Medical Laboratory Observer

Rheonix has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a fully automated molecular test to detect SARS-CoV-2 directly from respiratory samples.

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Ithaca Company Gets FDA Clearance for Rapid COVID-19 Test - WENY-TV

An Ithaca based company just received emergency FDA clearance for a rapid COVID-19 test.

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Rheonix of Ithaca Gets FDA Approval for Rapid, Fully Automated Molecular COVID-19 Test - WSYR-TV

Rheonix has received Emergency Use Authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 test.

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Cayuga Health Teams Up with Ithaca-Based Rheonix to Provide Same-Day Turnaround For COVID-19 Testing - WIVT-TV

Cayuga Health and Rheonix Inc. announced that they are now able to provide same day turnaround for COVID-19 test results.

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Rheonix COVID-19 Test Gets FDA Ok - RT Magazine

Rheonix Inc. has received emergency use authorization from the FDA for the Rheonix COVID-19 MDx Assay.

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Rheonix Gets Emergency Clearance for COVID-19 Assay - LabPulse

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted molecular testing company Rhoenix emergency use authorization for a fully automated test to detect the presence of the novel coronavirus from respiratory samples.

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Same Day COVID-19 Testing Coming to Tompkins County - Spectrum News

Cayuga Med is partnering with Rheonix, an Ithaca-based company that has FDA emergency use authorization for the rapid test kits.

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Rheonix Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus MDx Test - GenomeWeb

Rheonix has received Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for the Rheonix COVID-19 MDx assay.

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Biotech Company Approved to Use New Coronavirus Test - WIVB-TV

An Ithaca-based biotechnology company with an office in Grand Island has been approved to use a new coronavirus test.

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Rheonix Gets Emergency Approval for New COVID-19 Test - WGRZ-TV

Rheonix has received Emergency Use Authorization through the FDA for a new, fully-automated test used to detect COVID-19 that can yield same-day results.

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Same-Day COVID-19 Testing Results Now Available in Tompkins County - Ithaca Times

The test is designed to operate on the Rheonix Encompass MDx® workstation and will facilitate same-day results at distributed testing locations.

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Coronavirus Testing Site in Ithaca to Provide Same-Day Test Results - Ithaca Journal

With help from Ithaca-based Rheonix, Tompkins County residents who use Cayuga Health's COVID-19 sampling site can get same-day results.

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Cayuga Health Teams Up with Rheonix for Rapid-Turnaround COVID-19 Testing - WHCU Radio

Cayuga Health will be using Rheonix’s rapid-turnaround COVID-19 tests at its sampling facility.

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Local Company Partners with Cayuga Health to Launch Same-Day COVID Testing - The Ithaca Voice

Cayuga Health (CH) and Ithaca-based biotech company Rheonix Inc. are now able to provide same-day turnaround for COVID-19 test results.

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Cayuga Health, Ithaca-Based Rheonix Team Up to Provide Same-Day Turnaround for COVID-19 Testing - Finger Lakes Daily News

The test is designed to operate on the Rheonix Encompass MDx® workstation and will facilitate same-day results at distributed testing locations.

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Cayuga Health Teams Up with Ithaca-Based Rheonix to Provide Same-Day Turnaround For COVID-19 Testing - Cayuga Medical Center

Cayuga Health (CH) and Rheonix Inc. announced today that they are now able to provide same day turnaround for COVID-19 test results.

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Rheonix Inc. Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Rapid, Fully Automated Molecular COVID-19 Test - Rheonix.com

Sample-to-answer method will enable rapid testing in distributed locations.

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Ithaca company developing a new, quicker way to test patient samples for the coronavirus - Ithaca Times

Rheonix is one of countless companies around the country that are trying to fill the gaps in testing created by the ravenous spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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Ithaca-based Rheonix creates fast COVID-19 test - Tompkins Weekly

Once cleared by the FDA, Rheonix’s new COVID-19 test could provide faster test results than what is currently available.

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Rheonix, an Ithaca company making a quicker COVID-19 test - CNY Central

With the need of COVID-19 testing kits growing, Rheonix has created a device to help speed up the testing time.

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Ithaca Company Developing COVID-19 test kit [Audio] - NewsRadio 570 WSYR

Rheonix’s Gregory Galvin, Ph.D., discusses the company’s COVID-19 testing method.

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Rheonix Developing Fully Automated COVID-19 Test [Audio] - WHCU Radio

Rheonix’s Brooke Schwartz discusses the company’s COVID-19 testing method.

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Rheonix Works to Develop Faster COVID-19 Testing Machine - WENY-TV

With all of the testing happening in New York and around the nation, labs and testing sites are back logged, meaning results are not ready for days. But Rheonix is hoping to change the timeline from days to hours.

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Rheonix could speed up coronavirus test results - WSYR-TV

Ithaca’s Rheonix is making a small tweak to the company’s system used in another industry. With it, COVID-19 tests can come back in hours and not days.

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Commercial Coronavirus Test Developers Tweak Timelines, EUA Plans in Light of Loosened FDA Guidance - GenomeWeb

Companies like Rheonix are preparing to ramp up production not only of the new SARS-CoV-2 assays but also of the designated testing systems in anticipation of increased demand.

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Rheonix Inc. to Launch Rapid, Fully Automated Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Assay - Rheonix.com

Assay to provide small and medium-sized labs access to fast, cost-effective, sample-to-answer testing for public health threat.

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Rheonix Working on a Fully Automated Testing Solution to Detect the COVID-19 Virus - WRGB-TV

Labs like Rheonix are just one of dozens of labs working on developing new testing solutions.

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Western NY Science Experts Ask FDA to OK New Coronavirus Testing System - WGRZ-TV

Rheonix Corporation, which has an office on Grand Island, NY, is now pushing for federal approval for its robotic testing equipment.

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Rheonix Developing Fully Automated COVID-19 Test in Collaboration with Western New York Partners - Buffalo News

Rheonix is developing a test to simplify detection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.  The fully automated and self-contained testing solution, which Rheonix is developing in collaboration with Zeptometrix, the University at Buffalo, and Catholic Health Systems of Western New York, can be implemented by small and medium throughput labs once regulatory approval is obtained.

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Rheonix receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Automated COVID-19 Test.
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