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Renegade Bio

Fast, accessible, and secure triage for COVID-19


Craig Rouskey

CEO & Co-Founder / CSO & Co-Founder

Gabriel Paulino

COO and Co-Founder / CEO

Company details invented an improvement on the CDC testing method for COVID-19, turning four reactions into a single-step that doesn’t require RNA extraction. By dramatically improving turnaround time and capacity of testing machines, the RenegadeXP™method is 70% cheaper and takes half the time of a standard CDC test, with a net >4x increase in throughput. has submitted an emergency use authorization application to the FDA for its RenegadeXP™ test.

In mid-April, partnered with a well-known genetic research institute in New York City to operate a CLIA-certified laboratory to test government workers and medical personnel. The New York City laboratory is capable of running 1,300 tests every day, and will grow to serve a capacity of at least 20,000 tests per week by the end of June.

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