Media January 11, 2017

Prakash Lab and PIVOT Partnering On ‘Paperfuge’ Field Test

 A team of researchers, led by bioengineer Manu Prakash of Stanford University, a 2016 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winner and PIVOT board member, has developed an inexpensive paper centrifuge that can separate blood as quickly as some commercial centrifuges. With its potential for transforming medical diagnosis in the developing world, the Prakash Lab is partnering with PIVOT to conduct a field test of the new device in rural Madagascar.
Read more, including comments made by PIVOT Co-CEO Matt Bonds, in Nature and Science.
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