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UCLA/VA partners with ASU to advance biosensor technology for urinary tract infections
Date:9/12/2007

ction is the most common urological disease in the United States and the most common bacterial infection of any organ system. It is a major cause of patient death and health care expenditures for all age groups, accounting for more than 7 million office visits and more than 1 million hospital admissions per year. Catheter associated urinary tract infection accounts for 40 percent of all hospital-acquired infections more than 1 million cases each year. The total cost of urinary tract infections to the U.S. health care system in 2000 was approximately $3.5 billion.

The grant is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a branch of the National Institutes of Health.

For more than 50 years, the UCLA Department of Urology has continued to break new ground and set the standards of care for patients suffering from urological conditions. In collaboration with UCLAs eminent research scientists, the departments internationally acclaimed physicians have pioneered treatments for many conditions, including cancers of the prostate, bladder and kidney; kidney stones; pelvic floor disorders; genitourinary tract conditions; incontinence; and sexual dysfunction in men and women.

The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University is focused on innovations that improve heath care; provide renewable sources of energy and clean our environment; outpace the global threat of infectious disease; and enhance national security. Using a team approach that converges the biosciences with nanoscale engineering and advanced computing, the institute aims to find solutions to complex global challenges and accelerate these discoveries to market. The institute also educates future scientists by providing hands-on laboratory research for more than 250 students each semester.

GeneFluidics was founded in 2000 by Vincent Gau, who received his doctorate in biomedical engineering from UCLA. GeneFluidics goal is to develop a fast, acc
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Contact: Amy Albin
aalbin@mednet.ucla.edu
310-794-8672
University of California - Los Angeles
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