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New COVID-19 Sensor Uses Nanotechnology to Deliver Fast, Accurate Results
New sensor technology developed by Johns Hopkins engineers combines the accuracy of PCR tests and the speed of antigen tests.
Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Offer New Hope for Spinal Injury Treatment
Robots and artificial intelligence may soon be coming to aid spinal injury patients, according to a team of researchers at Rutgers University.
Molecular Diagnosis Promises Individualized Treatment for Cancer Patients Under 25
Newly diagnosed cancer patients under 25 are now eligible to receive a cutting-edge DNA test to provide a precise diagnosis for individualized treatment for their cancer.
New Research Consortium Tackles Gene Therapies for Rare Diseases
There are 7,000 “rare diseases,” and most stem from a specific gene mutation, yet only two currently have FDA-approved gene therapies.
Bill Would Create an “ARPA–H” to Spur Medical Breakthroughs
Move over, DARPA and ARPA–E. Legislation in the House would add a new agency to the government’s roster of purpose-driven advanced research groups.
FDA Approves First Treatment for Rare Pediatric Immune Disorder
A new regenerative tissue therapy allows children born without the gland that produces white blood cells to develop sufficient immune support.
NIAID Pursuing Next-Generation “Pan-Coronavirus” Vaccines
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded more than $36 million to three institutions to conduct research and develop vaccines that can provide broad immunity to coronaviruses such as COVID-19.