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Emory, Georgia Tech receives $7 million NIH grant to advance health technologies

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health has awarded $7.8 million over the next five years to ACME POCT to support development, translation and testing of microsystems-based point-of-care technologies to help improve patient care.  Read the article

Emory University
October 16, 2023

Making At-Home Virus Testing Easier for People With Disabilities

As part of a new $1.06 million award, researchers at HomeLab are helping address test accessibility for people with disabilities.  Read the article

Georgia Tech
March 16, 2023

Inside the High-Stakes Race to Test the Covid Tests

Researchers in Atlanta have helped the federal government evaluate dozens of Covid tests and pioneer a new model for developing novel diagnostics. Read the article

New York Times

March 15, 2022

Emory receives $15.4 million NIH grant to see if COVID tests detect variants

Emory University researchers have received a $15.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to ensure COVID-19 tests are able to quickly detect new variants of concern, such as Omicron. Read the article

Emory News Center
January 31, 2022 

Georgia Tech's HomeLab Improves Usability of Two New At-Home Covid-19 Tests

When performing a Covid-19 test at home, confusing instructions, burdensome packaging, and human error can make the difference between receiving an accurate result and an inaccurate one. But thanks to the work of researchers at Georgia Tech's HomeLab and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), two new at-home Covid-19 tests soon to hit the U.S. market should allow for a much more user-friendly experience.   Read the article

Georgia Tech Research Institute
January 31, 2022

Health Care Heroes: Wilbur Lam on top of Covid testing

For his ongoing work on Covid-19 testing verification, Dr. Wilbur Lam is the 2021 Health Care Heroes Award recipient in the Health Care Innovator/Researcher category. Read the article

Atlanta Business Chronicle
May 28, 2021