Miniature Acoustic Cellular Disruption and Biological Detection using Acoustic Wave Biosensor
Sandia National Laboratories, NM, United States
The miniature acoustic cellular disruption technology releases viable DNA, RNA, and proteins from human or bacterial cells, without chemicals or additional processing, to enable high-speed sample preparation for clinical point-of-care (POC) medical diagnostics and use with nano/microfluidic devices.
Primary Application Area: Biotech & Biological Sciences
Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: This technology is a handheld instrument that performs rapid, point-of-care medical diagnostic analyses of viruses, proteins, bacteria, and DNA with little or no sample preparation.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 722
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: NIH, $150k/yr, 2009/3yrs, sponsor: New Jersey Medical and Dental School (UMDNJ), “Acid fast Bacilli Smears for drug resistance detection and surveillance Mycobacterium tuberculosis.”
Primary Sources of Funding: University, Other
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners