Overview of principles of Oral-Based Diagnostics with a focus on applications for global health
Learning Areas:Clinical medicine applied in public health
Describe the scientific basis for oral-based diagnostics Compare the advantages of using an oral sample as compared to blood Define the wide range of analytes detected in saliva Assess the potential impact of point-of-care tests for global infectious diseases
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been continuously funded by NIH for studies on (1) Inhibition of HIV infection, (2) Crosstalk between bacteria and HIV in infected individuals before and after HAART, (3) Development of microfluidic tests for diagnosing HIV, TB, and Malaria.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
|Name of Organization||Clinical/Research Area||Type of relationship|
|Rheonix, Inc Ithaca NY||infectious disease||Collaboration on development of POC devices for detection of infectious agents|
|TB Biosciences, Bethlehem PA||infectious disease||One of 5 founders|
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