About Us

“We believe we are destined to become a multibillion company. Our focused execution and smart diversification strategy have delivered stellar financial results, while the acquisition, licensing, and development of cutting-edge assets have billion-dollar potential. The best is yet to come.”

– Ted Karkus

ProPhase Labs is a next- generation biotech, genomics and diagnostics company focused on creating a healthier world through bold action and the power of insight. Find us on the Nasdaq, stock symbol PRPH.

We dream big and execute smartly through our diversified subsidiaries.

  • The pioneers and leader in Whole Genome Sequencing with one of the most accurate, highest quality and price competitive solutions on the market.
  • Offering deep insights for consumers, universities, and the healthcare industry with best-in-class tools and interpretation capabilities.
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory services with a complete CLIA clinical lab offering, to include Chemistry, Immunoassay, Upper Respiratory, Hematology, Hemostasis and Urinalysis.
  • Delivered millions of highly accurate Upper Respiratory laboratory diagnostics, including PCR, antigen and flu tests in our state-of-the-art CLIA laboratories.
  • Developing groundbreaking compounds and products.
  • Licensing and developing with the goal of commercializing Equivir (dietary supplement) and Equivir G (Rx), two broad based anti-virals, as well as Linebacker LB-1 and LB-2, two small molecule PIM kinase inhibitors for cancer treatment.
  • 30+ years of OTC manufacturing services and consumer healthcare product development from non-GMO, Organic and/or Natural-based cough drops and lozenges for over-the-counter drugs to dietary supplement products.
  • Clinically-backed consumer products promoting better health, energy, and sexual vitality available online, Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Rite-Aid and more.

We achieve extraordinary results with our focus on executional excellence, smart diversification, and a synergistic approach

Meet Our Management Team


Ted Karkus

Chairman & CEO

Ted Karkus, CEO and Chairman of ProPhase Labs, drives the company’s diverse and synergistic businesses with his successful track record in biomedical and health companies. He transformed ID Biomedical’s strategy and valuation from $25 million to $1.4 billion sale to GlaxoSmithKline.  As CEO of ProPhase Labs, he restructured the go-to-market strategy for the flagship product Cold-EEZE, turned around and significantly grew revenues, ultimately selling it for $50 million to Mylan.


ProPhase Labs is a fast-growing biotech, genomics and diagnostics company due to its commitment to growth, innovation, and execution excellence outlined in Ted’s high growth roadmap. He pivoted into industry leading CLIA labs, and then further diversified by acquiring genomics leader Nebula Genomics.  Constantly innovating, Ted then created ProPhase BioPharma to deliver antivirals, cancer tests and therapeutic cancer compounds. The new acquisitions and legacy businesses work to drive synergistic growth with multi-billion-dollar potential.


He holds a BS in Psychology from Tufts University with Magna Cum Laude Honors and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University School of Business with Beta Gamma Sigma Honors.


Robert A Morse

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Morse joined ProPhase Labs as Corporate Controller, served as Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer prior to being promoted to CFO.

Prior to ProPhase Labs, Mr. Morse served as Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at multiple high-growth pre-IPO companies in the FinTech, EdTech and Asset Management sectors. Mr. Morse spent four years at MasterCard Worldwide and 10 years at The McGraw-Hill Companies and Standard & Poor’s. Mr. Morse began his career with four years in public accounting including two years with Ernst & Young LLP.


Jason Karkus

President, ProPhase Diagnostics, Inc.

Jason drove explosive revenue growth at ProPhase Diagnostics, leading multiple areas including sales, business development, logistics operations, and account management. He oversaw the development of two CLIA-certified labs, generating approximately $200 million in revenues since 2021 and manages account managers and customer service reps who offer 24/7 service to exceed customer expectations. Jason now heads up business development for the rapid build-out of ProPhase’s clinical and genomic businesses.

With a background in sales and development at top real estate firms, Jason is a graduate of the University of Maryland.


Alice Lioi

EVP/COO, ProPhase Diagnostics and ProPhase BioPharma

As head of all lab operations, Alice ensures high compliance standards, exemplary medical quality, service delivery, and client satisfaction with over 18 years of progressive laboratory leadership experience in both clinical and research. Prior to joining ProPhase, Alice was VP of Lab Operations at Quest Diagnostics, managed labs at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center, and served as Administrative Director of Clinical and Anatomical Pathology Service at AdvantageCare Physicians, covering 36 medical facilities.


She graduated from SUNY Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science and holds a NY State License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.


Sergio Miralles

EVP/Chief Information Officer, ProPhase Diagnostics, Inc.

Sergio Miralles is an experienced IT Leader with over 12 years of experience in enterprise level Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, and Architecture. Sergio is responsible for ensuring a complete end-to-end technology solution that links its lab customers’ patient data via an interface to efficiently process and report results. Previously, Sergio founded and led a successful IT consulting firm overseeing 18 IT consultants. For the last five years, his primary focus has been on the medical, lab, and diagnostics business. Sergio holds several certifications from Cisco, ISC2, and CompTIA.


Sam Beeler

Chief Strategy Officer, Nebula Genomics

Sam is an accomplished healthcare executive with leadership experience spanning hospital-based medicine, multi-specialty private practice, clinical research, and community health. He has served in progressive enterprise leadership, strategy, and operations roles for The Advisory Board, Advantage Care Physicians, TeamHealth, PivotHealth and more. He is the co-founder of a disruptive clinical research and human performance lab with championship NFL, NHL, and MLB athletes, Olympic gold-medalists, Navy Seals, and high net-worth clientele. He was also appointed as Director of Health & Human Services for one of the most densely populated cities in the United States. Sam holds an MBA from Cornell SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, a Master of Science in Healthcare Policy & Research from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Rutgers University.


Kamal Obbad

SVP, Director of Sales and Marketing, Nebula Genomics

Kamal is co-founder of Nebula Genomics. He received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University and did graduate studies in computer science as a Gates-Cambridge Fellow at the University of Cambridge. Prior to founding Nebula, Kamal led teams at Google. For his work, Kamal has received multiple honors including being named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list.


Dennis Grishin

Chief Scientific Officer, Nebula Genomics

Dennis is co-founder of Nebula Genomics. He received a Ph.D. in genetics from Harvard University. For his work, Dennis was awarded multiple fellowships, including German National Academic Foundation Fellowship, and named a Forbes 30 Under 30 in Healthcare.

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