MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE: OPK) announced today that it was awarded a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the development of a diagnostic test to distinguish between latent tuberculosis and active tuberculosis utilizing OPKO’s proprietary molecular diagnostics technology. Utilizing its proprietary technology, OPKO is developing simple blood tests to identify biomarkers for a wide variety of diseases, including neurodegenerative disorders and various malignancies.
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