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Press Releases · January 25, 2023
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NIBIB has established the Center for Biomedical Engineering Technology Acceleration—BETA Center, a new intramural research program to solve a range of medicine’s most pressing problems. The BETA Center will serve the wider NIH intramural research program as a biotechnology resource and catalyst for NIH research discoveries.
Press Releases · January 5, 2023
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NIH has launched the Home Test to Treat program, an entirely virtual community health intervention that will provide free COVID-19 health services—at-home rapid tests, telehealth sessions and at-home treatments—in selected communities.
Press Releases · November 22, 2022
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Reporting a positive or negative test result just became easier through a new website from the National Institutes of Health., developed through NIH’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx®) Tech program, allows users to anonymously report the results of any brand of at-home COVID-19 test.
Press Releases · September 15, 2022
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A research team funded by the National Institutes of Health has shown that commercially available rapid antigen tests can detect past and present variants of concern and has identified potential mutations that may impact test performance in the future.
Press Releases · September 8, 2022
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NIH has issued two new funding opportunities for diagnostic test manufacturers to develop the next generation of COVID-19 diagnostics.
Press Releases · August 26, 2022
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The NIH announced the winners of the DEBUT Challenge with prizes totaling $130,000
Press Releases · August 26, 2022
Girl uses nasal swab to collect a sample for a COVID-19 test.
A new study that could have immediate implications for COVID-19 testing in schools found that with age-appropriate instructions, school-aged children can successfully use a nasal swab to obtain their own COVID-19 test specimen.
Press Releases · 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.
Press Releases · June 29, 2022
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Researchers funded by NIH's RADx Tech program have developed a fast, cost-effective method to detect the circulation of SARS-CoV-2 variants. The team adopted a customizable genotyping approach to identify known variants and subvariants—an approach that can augment current surveillance.