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NIBIB in the News · November 17, 2021
Lung autopsy and plasma samples from people who died of COVID-19 have provided a clearer picture of how the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads and damages lung tissue. NIH scientists and their collaborators say the information, published in Science Translational Medicine, could help predict severe and prolonged COVID-19 cases, particularly among high-risk people, and inform effective treatments. Read more at NIH.gov.
NIBIB in the News · October 15, 2021
In Ann Arbor, Mich., as in many other cities across the country, you’d be hard-pressed to find a rapid Covid-19 test today — they’re not available at the nearby Walmart or at local pharmacies. Source:  STAT.
NIBIB in the News · October 14, 2021
The National Institutes of Health's Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics initiative announced on Thursday that it has awarded $77.7 million to develop and manufacture 12 new rapid diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2. Source: Genomeweb
NIBIB in the News · October 12, 2021
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, doesn’t always cause symptoms, but people who have asymptomatic infections can unknowingly spread the disease. These asymptomatic infections may cause up to half of the viral spread in the United States. Source: NIH.gov
NIBIB in the News · October 1, 2021
National Institutes of Health Common Fund’s Bridge2AI Program Will Build Ethical, Inclusive, and Interpretable Data Sets.
NIBIB in the News · October 1, 2021
National Institutes of Health Common Fund’s Bridge2AI Program Will Build Ethical, Inclusive, and Interpretable Data Sets.
NIBIB in the News · September 29, 2021
In this year's edition of the Minnies, AuntMinnie.com recognizes excellence in radiology. Dr. Judy Gichoya, 2021 DATA Scholar at NIBIB and Fogarty International Institute, and an Emory University assistant professor is one of the finalists for Most Influential Radiology Researcher. Source AuntMinnie.com.
NIBIB in the News · September 22, 2021
Duke Engineering’s First-Year Design program team triumphed at the NIH’s 9th annual DEBUT Challenge. The team’s project, named LowCostomy, received the National Cancer Institute Prize for Technologies for Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment. The team received $15,000 in prize money in recognition for their work. Source: Duke University.
NIBIB in the News · August 17, 2021
The RADx program has paved a path forward for small- and medium-sized diagnostics companies with innovative ideas and novel technologies to help meet public health challenges and compete in the marketplace. A funded network of agile academic or private laboratories that can objectively evaluate novel clinical tests, whether they originate from the largest diagnostics companies or new startups, can provide impartial and cost-effective third-party assessments of test performance to facilitate FDA decision making. Source: Nature Biotechnology.