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A new RADx Tech fellowship aims to increase diversity among biotechnology innovators. Fellows who recently completed the six-month program share their perspectives on how the fellowship helped them advance their technologies.
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The federal government has expanded the Home Test to Treat program, an entirely virtual community health program that offers free COVID-19 health services.
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NIH Blueprint MedTech program has issued nine awards in its first competition cycle. The program seeks to accelerate transformative medical devices to treat disorders of the nervous system.
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Emory University announced on Wednesday that the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a team of academic and medical institutions — including Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta — $7.8 million for research. Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Lowell have received $8.9 million from the National Institutes of Health in support for their development of home care technology. Source: Worcester Business Journal
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NIH will advance the development of home-based and point-of-care health technologies with awards to six technology research and development centers around the country. The centers comprise the Point of Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN) and will parlay the momentum of the original network established in 2007 by the NIBIB.
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The Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics Technology (RADx® Tech) Fetal Monitoring Challenge calls on scientists, engineers, and clinicians around the country to submit their innovative approaches and compete for prizes and additional resources to support technology development and clinical impact.
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Some people using antigen tests have experienced a negative test result only to find out that they have the virus. New research shows that repeat testing every other day increases the detection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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The National Institutes of Health and the higher education non-profit VentureWell have selected 10 winners and five honorable mentions of the Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge, who are set to receive prizes totaling $145,000. The awards will be presented to the winning teams during the annual Biomedical Engineering Society conference held Oct. 11-14, 2023.

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One day, the ultrasound equipment that health care professionals use for essential diagnostic imaging may no longer be confined to the clinic, instead operated by patients in the comfort of their homes. New research marks a major step toward that future.