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Fujirebio Diagnostics Appoints Grady Barnes as Chief Scientific Officer
Date:3/23/2009

MALVERN, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc., the premier cancer diagnostics company and the industry leader in cancer biomarker assays, today announced the appointment of Grady Barnes, Ph.D. as Chief Scientific Officer. Dr. Barnes comes to Fujirebio Diagnostics with 25 years of diagnostics experience. He has held various positions at Abbott and Meridian Bioscience, most recently as Vice President of Research & Development at Meridian Bioscience.

As Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Barnes will be responsible for all scientific affairs including research and development, product development, process engineering and clinical and regulatory affairs. He will also assist in the selection of new product candidates and licensing opportunities for Fujirebio Diagnostics products.

"Dr. Barnes' extensive experience in diagnostics will be vital to sustaining Fujirebio Diagnostics' growth," says Paul Touhey, President and CEO of Fujirebio Diagnostics. "His expertise will support the growth and acceptance of biomarker assays in ovarian cancer, such as HE4, and help Fujirebio Diagnostics identify additional promising biomarkers in oncology."

Barnes received a Bachelor of Arts degree in natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University, and his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Florida State University. He has directed the commercialization of over 50 products, including diagnostic assay kits, hardware and software.

About Fujirebio Diagnostics, Inc.

Fujirebio Diagnostics is the premier cancer diagnostics company and the industry leader in cancer biomarker assays. Fujirebio Diagnostics specializes in the clinical development, manufacturing and commercialization of in-vitro diagnostic products for the management of human disease states, with an emphasis in oncology. Fujirebio Diagnostics is one of the group companies of Miraca Holdings, Inc., in Japan, set up in July 2005 to combine Fujirebio Inc., the leading in-vitro diagnostics company, and SRL, Inc., the top provider of clinical laboratory testing services in Japan. Fujirebio Diagnostics has a worldwide distribution network which enables physicians and patients to access its diagnostic products. For more information about Fujirebio Diagnostics, please call

610-240-3800 or visit www.fdi.com.


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