HandyLab gets boost for DNA diagnostic:
This article was originally published in Clinica
HandyLab has received a $2m grant from the US National Institute of Standards and Technologyto develop a cheap and sensitive device for detecting multiple genetic disease markers. The Ann Arbor, Michigan firm is miniaturising electrochemical detection techniques to create a portable, point of care device. Electrochemical detection reduces costs by eliminating the need for optical techniques, according to HandyLab.