Novel microdevices for controlled blood and skin extraction [ 2016 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Brief description Current blood sampling devices only create a puncture in the skin but have no capacity to collect blood while current tissue biopsies are not capable of repeated sampling in patients without the need for local anaesthesia or sutures. There is a need for clinically feasible devices to enable preventive strategies in the area of skin cancer and communicable diseases through facilitation of early detection, particularly in rural/remote areas where medical resources are limited.

Funding Amount $AUD 342,323.73

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Peter Doherty Biomedical ECF

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