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Professor Axel Scherer, Caltech is providing expertise and knowledge sharing related to point of care diagnostics

SUBMISSION ID 2241

Contact Details

Provider California Institute of Technology - Caltech
Partnership Hub Coordinator Name BIO Ventures for Global Health
401 Terry Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
USA
Tel: +1 206 732 2122
info@bvgh.org

Submission Summary

TitleProfessor Axel Scherer, Caltech is providing expertise and knowledge sharing related to point of care diagnostics
Executive Summary/Abstract Professor Axel Scherer leads a laboratory primarily interested in the design, fabrication, and characterization of nanoscale photonic, magnetic, and fluidic devices and systems. His group has expertise in designing microfluidic systems and electronic and optical sensors for low cost PCR devices for point of care diagnostics. This expertise is applicable to the development of diagnostics for neglected tropical diseases in the developing world.
Keywords devices; PCR; diagnostic; knowhow

Disease Selection

Disease Rabies;Schistosomiasis;Echinococcosis;Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis);Foodborne trematode infections (Clonorchiasis, Fascioliasis, Opistorchiasis, Paragonimiasis);Trachoma;Soil transmitted helminthiasis;Onchocerciasis;Leishmaniasis;Cysticercosis;Dracunculiasis (guinea-worm disease);Tuberculosis;Dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever;Endemic treponematoses (Yaws);Lymphatic filariasis;Snakebite;Leprosy;Human African trypanosomiasis;Malaria;Podoconiosis;Buruli Ulcer
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Diagnostic Description

 
Summary/Abstract Text Professor Axel Scherer leads a laboratory primarily interested in the design, fabrication, and characterization of nanoscale photonic, magnetic, and fluidic devices and systems. His group has expertise in designing microfluidic systems and electronic and optical sensors for low cost PCR devices for point of care diagnostics. This expertise is applicable to the development of diagnostics for neglected tropical diseases in the developing world.
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Proprietary Diagnostic Yes
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In house only Yes