NIDCR to Provide $2M for Small Businesses for New Oral Disease Dx | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research will award $2 million to small businesses developing point-of-care diagnostic tests that detect oral pathogens or use biomarkers to screen for, monitor, and diagnose oral diseases.

NIDCR plans to fund six to 10 Small Business Innovation Research projects next fiscal year that will create rapid, reliable, and sensitive tools for detecting and diagnosing oral diseases, including diseases that are associated with HIV/AIDS.

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