Online Program

Overview of principles of Oral-Based Diagnostics with a focus on applications for global health

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 1:20 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Daniel Malamud, Ph.D, New York University College of Dentistry &Nursing, New York, NY
Point-of-Diagnostics using oral samples provides comparable results to blood or urine tests, with several advantages. This presentation will focus on the development of these tests for HIV, TB, and Malaria.

Learning Areas:

Clinical medicine applied in public health

Learning Objectives:
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

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

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

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.