QuantaLife Wins $820K from NIH to Develop MRSA Test for Digital PCR Platform | GenomeWeb

Nascent digital PCR company QuantaLife has been awarded $820,000 from the National Institutes of Health for the first year of a five-year project aimed at developing microdroplet PCR-based point-of-care tests to detect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, according to grant information published this month by NIH.

The grant will also support a collaboration with the University of Mississippi Medical Center to help further develop and clinically evaluate the tests, according to its abstract.

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