A Microfluidics Sensor that Detects Sepsis in 25 Minutes

October 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics sensor for sepsis
Interleukin 6 in a blood sample indicates the body’s response to infection.  Knowing this, MIT engineers have [MORE]

Machine Learning in the ICU

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood testing
You might say that a serious illness, as those that go to an ICU, is a kind of math [MORE]

Preventing Blood Culture Contamination

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Even with wiping the skin with an alcohol swab before taking a blood draw, skin bacteria can contaminate the sample [MORE]

A Hand-Held Device that Determines Sepsis in 10 Minutes

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

eLab Diagnostic Device
Nanomix (Emeryville, CA) is now clinically testing its point-of-care, hand held diagnostic device that can give an evaluation [MORE]

Breathalyzer for Sepsis

December 23, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Joe Kremer CEO Isomark, LLC
Actually, Superman didn’t die of a bedsore; he died of sepsis resulting from a bedsore. There [MORE]

DARPA’s Artificial Spleen

December 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype Artifical Spleen
While the military has a special need to control sepsis, civilian mortality in the US reaches 170,000 annually, [MORE]

Sniffing Out Sepsis

December 17, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood poisoning kills a quarter of a million people each year in the US and costs more than $20 billion [MORE]

Magnetic Nanoparticles for Blood Cleansing

January 3, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Cleaner
Researchers at the University of Zurich have developed and tested antibody-coated magnetic nanoparticles that can capture several harmful [MORE]