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Erada Technology Alliance said the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund grant facilitates production, testing, and validation trials for the rapid test for malaria.

The company said it has seen progress in efforts to get FDA approval for its tissue and liquid biopsy tests as data continues to accumulate for pan-cancer utility.

The firm said the clearance authorizes use of its smartphone-based albumin-to-creatinine ratio test by healthcare professionals at the point of care.

The grant recipients will receive up to $5 million each and are led by scientists at institutions including Harvard Medical School and the Cleveland Clinic.

The researchers have developed CompCyst, which uses clinical features, imaging, and molecular data, to guide pancreatic cysts treatment approaches.

Within the "Big Three" conditions, misdiagnoses related to stroke, sepsis, and lung cancer accounted for the most high-severity diagnostic error cases.

 

Thrive Earlier Detection is banking on targeted detection of frequent cancer mutations, coupled with protein markers, while competitors turn to genome-wide approaches.

The company is commercializing a method developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins that detects cancer with high specificity from a blood sample.

The company received support from a Johns Hopkins University center focused on point-of-care device development for sexually transmitted infections.

At the AGBT meeting last night, Johns Hopkins researcher Joshua Cohen said that the partners are looking to recruit 50,000 healthy individuals for the study.

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