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NIBIB in the News · April 29, 2020
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced a $1.5 billion initiative to speed breakthroughs in diagnostic tests for the virus that causes COVID-19. The program aims to increase the U.S. capacity for SARS-CoV-2 testing up to 100-fold by late summer, in time for the start of the flu season.

Read more at Science.

NIBIB in the News · April 29, 2020
A competition between researchers is part of a $1.5 billion program that seeks to speed development of accurate, quick and easy-to-use COVID-19 tests, NIH announced Wednesday.

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NIBIB in the News · April 29, 2020
The National Institutes of Health is launching a new initiative to turbocharge innovation, development and commercialization of COVID-19 testing technologies as a way to help society get back to a place where restrictions can be lifted.

Read more at Fox News.

NIBIB in the News · April 13, 2020
In this interview, David Zierler, Oral Historian for AIP, interviews Richard Leapman, Senior Investigator in the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering and Scientific Director of the intramural program. Leapman recounts his childhood in England and he describes his early and formative experience playing with an optical microscope. Source: American Institute of Physics
NIBIB in the News · February 3, 2020
Bruce Tromberg’s words drew murmurs of recognition from a crowd at the Photonics West conference in San Francisco, US, where he opened a packed Saturday afternoon of talks on entrepreneurship in healthcare photonics.
NIBIB in the News · October 22, 2019
As the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias grows, so too does the pressure on the medical community to identify dementias as early as possible and potentially treat them. Researchers on both sides of the Atlantic are using optical technologies to capture the manifestations of dementia in the brain before outward symptoms of the condition occur.

Read more at Photonics.

NIBIB in the News · August 22, 2019
When sparks fly to innovate new technologies for imaging life at the microscopic scale, often diverse researchers are nudging each other with a kind of collegial one-upmanship.
NIBIB in the News · May 15, 2019
Grace Peng speaking from podium
Multi-scale modeling in health and healthcare is a rapidly growing field. It uses computers and other technologies to address health-related issues and problems. Read more at Forbes
NIBIB in the News · March 4, 2019
Bruce Tromberg on the rise of biophotonics, merging multi-disciplinary approaches, and his new role at the NIH.