This story originally ran on April 26.

Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute has won a four-year, $30.7 million contract from the US Department of Defense's Defense Threat Reduction Agency to build a prototype of a proteomics-based health monitoring chip.

The project aims to package immunosignaturing technology developed in the lab of Stephen Johnston, director of the institute's Center for Innovations in Medicine, into devices that can be used in the field for monitoring subjects' health and early detection of pathogen infection.

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