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July 28, 2022
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NIH today announced the winners of its NIH Technology Accelerator Challenge (NTAC) for Maternal Health, a prize competition for developers of diagnostic technologies to help improve maternal health around the world.
May 5, 2022
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Photoacoustic (PA) imaging is a non-ionizing imaging platform that combines light and ultrasound to safely image structures and molecules in the body. Researchers have now designed a nanoparticle-based PA contrast agent that targeted and significantly enhanced photoacoustic images of ovarian tumors in a mouse model.
December 7, 2021
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Awards will support innovative technologies to help improve maternal health around the world.
August 27, 2021
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Placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorder is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the placenta remains attached to the uterus after childbirth. Now researchers have developed a blood test to identify this condition, enabling early intervention by high-risk pregnancy specialists.
June 2, 2022
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NIBIB selected three winning teams for designs that excel according to four criteria: the significance of the problem being addressed; the impact on clinical care; the innovation of the design; and the ideation process or existence of a working prototype.
June 2, 2020
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The National Institutes of Health has launched a $1 million Technology Accelerator Challenge (TAC) to spur the design and development of non-invasive, handheld, digital technologies to detect, diagnose, and guide therapies for diseases with high global and public health impact.
March 1, 2022
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Learn about Dr. Charolotte Gaydos's scientific accomplishments throughout her career journey and her advice for women scientists.
October 22, 2019
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Learn about Dr. Carla Pugh's scientific accomplishments throughout her career journey and her advice for women scientists.
November 25, 2019
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Women undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer are checked for tumor cells that may have spread to surrounding tissues, but current technologies miss very small metastatic areas. Now a laser microscopy technique is able to identify these regions with great accuracy.
March 2, 2022
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Researchers have developed a new 3D printed device that will make it faster and easier to identify women at risk for premature birth.