Explore more about: Bioanalytical Sensors

April 28, 2022
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Bacterial infections are the leading cause of disease and death worldwide; an ongoing public health problem exacerbated by slow or inaccurate diagnostics. Now NIBIB-funded scientists have engineered an inexpensive, paper-based test that can rapidly identify multiple types of bacteria.
March 3, 2022
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Monitoring vitals and diagnosing ailments can be clunky, painful and inconvenient. But researchers like NIBIB-funded Huanyu “Larry” Cheng at Penn State are working to improve health monitoring by creating wearable sensors that collect data for clinicians while limiting discomfort for patients.
November 15, 2021
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A team of researchers has developed a noninvasive diagnostic method that may one day replace the biopsy with a simple blood test.
November 4, 2020
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Researchers reported developing a cardiac patch made from fully rubbery electronics that can be placed directly on the heart to collect electrophysiological activity, temperature, heartbeat and other indicators, all at the same time.
October 19, 2020
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Thin tissue grafts and flexible electronics have a host of applications for wound healing, regenerative medicine and biosensing. A new device inspired by an octopus's sucker rapidly transfers delicate tissue or electronic sheets to the patient, overcoming a key barrier to clinical application.
October 16, 2020
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A team of experts from engineering, neuroscience, applied microbiology, and physics has been making headway on building a platform that can monitor and model the real-time processing of gut microbiome serotonin activity.
August 6, 2021
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The winners of National Institutes of Health’s 9th annual Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge developed simple and low-cost diagnostics and treatments for conditions such as tuberculosis, cervical cancer, birth defects, and onchocerciasis (river blindness).
August 6, 2021
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Researchers have reported a new form of electronics known as 'drawn-on-skin electronics,' allowing multifunctional sensors and circuits to be drawn on the skin with an ink pen.
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.