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Grantee News · October 14, 2021
Detect™, Inc., a Connecticut-based health technology company, announced today that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected the Detect™ Covid-19 Test to receive funding from the highly competitive Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Initiative (RADxSM).
Grantee News · October 13, 2021
Johns Hopkins University engineers are the first to use a non-invasive optical probe to understand the complex changes in tumors after immunotherapy, a treatment that harnesses the immune system to fight cancer. Their method combines detailed mapping of the biochemical composition of tumors with machine learning. Source: JHU.
Grantee News · October 13, 2021
With a new $1.3 million grant from the NIBIB, researchers led by University of Florida associate professor Zhoumeng Lin are building a tool that can offer drug researchers insight into how well a new nanoparticle-based cancer therapy will work, even before a drug enters animal testing. Source: Nano Magazine.
Grantee News · October 13, 2021
An engineer is reporting fast screening of the surface proteins of exosomes for cancer diagnostics and biomarker discovery.
Grantee News · September 28, 2021
ANP Technologies announced on Monday that its SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test has received Emergency Use Authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration.
Grantee News · September 28, 2021
With the Covid-19 pandemic causing ventilator shortages around the globe, three biomedical engineering graduates from the University of South Florida are receiving national recognition for their efforts to mitigate the scarcity of these lifesaving machines.
Grantee News · September 21, 2021
A new $13.3 million contract from the NIH's Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative will enable the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA to expand its capacity to process COVID-19 tests.
Grantee News · September 14, 2021
Engineers developed a way to grow tiny replicas of the pancreas, using either healthy or cancerous pancreatic cells. Their models could help researchers develop and test potential drugs for pancreatic cancer.
Grantee News · September 10, 2021
As mice watched movies, scientists watched their brains to see how vision could be represented reliably. The answer is that consistency in representation is governed by a circuit of inhibitory neurons. Source: The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT.
Grantee News · September 8, 2021
Equipped with a color 3D camera, an inertial measurement sensor, and its own on-board computer, a newly improved robotic cane could offer blind and visually impaired users a new way to navigate indoors. Development of the device was co-funded by NIBIB the NEI. Source: National Eye Institute.