Rheonix Awarded SBIR Grant to Complete Development of HIV Assay | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Rheonix today said it received a Small Business Innovation Research Phase I Fast-Track grant to complete the development of its fully automated self-confirming assay for the simultaneous detection of HIV/AIDS antibodies and viral RNA in a single specimen.

The grant from the National Institutes of Health is for six months and $189,646. Ithaca, NY-based Rheonix said it anticipates being awarded a follow-on 18-month, $1.5 million Phase II award.

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