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

SUBMISSION ID 2241

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Provider California Institute of Technology - Caltech
Partnership Hub Coordinator Name BIO Ventures for Global Health
221 Main Street, Suite 1600
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
Tel: +1 415 446 94 43
partnershiphub@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 diagnostic; knowhow; devices; PCR

Disease Selection

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

 

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