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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

NIH, CDC Seek Small Business R&D Proposals

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are soliciting research and development proposals from small businesses to support innovations that will contribute to … [Read More]

Enterovirus D68 (EVD68)

New Diagnostic Developed for Enterovirus D68

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a diagnostic test to quickly detect enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), a respiratory virus that caused unusually severe illness in children last … [Read More]

Salmonella Pathogen Detection

FDA Food Safety Challenge Winners Announced

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced the winners of the 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge, a prize competition to advance breakthrough ideas on how to find disease-causing organisms in food – especially … [Read More]

Tuberculosis Mycobacterium

DoD Seeks Tuberculosis Disinfectant

The U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA), on behalf of the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), has issued a requirement for brand name or equal Pharmacal Quatricide … [Read More]

Diagnostics for All Paper Assay

Diagnosing Disease for Less Than $2

In the U.S. and other industrialized nations, testing for infectious diseases and cancer often requires expensive equipment and highly trained specialists. In countries where resources are limited, performing the same … [Read More]