News on research grants, RFPs, government funding trends in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.
Kephera Diagnostics Receives $3M NIH Grant for POC Neurocysticercosis Test
The grant will allow Kephera to complete development of its lateral flow test that detects antibodies to a combination of parasite-specific antigens.
Mobvec will see the development of a new kind of mobile laboratory to support public health responses to vector-borne diseases.
Aiosyn, Radboud University, Pathologie-DNA Win €1.3M Grant to Develop Cancer Detection Algorithms
The partners will collect and use clinical data to refine and validate algorithms Aiosyn has developed for breast and skin cancer detection.
The envisioned test will involve measuring protein biomarkers in samples obtained by liquid biopsy, as well as artificial intelligence-based analysis tools.
Sapphiros Gets $11.1M RADx Grant to Develop OTC RSV, Flu, COVID-19 Test
Sapphiros was founded in mid-2021 by investment firm KKR to invest in growth-stage diagnostic companies in partnership with industry veteran Namal Nawana.