NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute sees rapid point-of-care devices as offering great potential to help advance personalized medicine, and it plans to fund several research projects starting next year to spur development of these tools.

NHLBI specifically wants to provide funding to small businesses and research institutes seeking to develop POC technologies for use in diagnosing and guiding treatment of heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders.

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