Rouse Frets White Goss successfully represents Stowers Institute in negotiation with Jackson County regarding Covid-19 testing protocol

Kansas City, Mo. – August 10, 2020 – Michael T. White of Rouse Frets White Goss Gentile Rhodes successfully represented the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in a negotiation with Jackson County, Missouri, related to COVID-19 testing.

White, a former Jackson County Executive, negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding under the federal PREP Act to allow the Institute to move forward with a protocol for testing for COVID-19 and the presence of antibodies.

Scientists at Stowers determined how to make COVID testing faster and less expensive, and, by reducing human error, more accurate by using automation which can be used with a saliva test versus the more invasive standard nasal probe. With the signed MOU, Stowers may now proceed with an FDA application for use of the protocol, which Stowers will open source to all free of charge. Stowers will not do the actual testing other than on its own employees.

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