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Antigen Discovery Inc. Awarded Phase I SBIR Grant to Develop a Fully Integrated Microfluidic Point of Care Diagnostic Device
Date:8/15/2012

novel ALCAT-based approaches into protein microarray assays, we will have the versatility and power to reduce enzymatic development times, limit production costs, and fully integrate all components into a disposable assay."

While ADi has received a number of SBIR/STTR awards in the past, this is the first time the company has received a grant for development of a medical device. "Thanks to support from the NIAID, we have been able to build a significant portfolio of diagnostic markers for a wide range of infectious agents," said Dr. Philip Felgner, Founder and Chairman of ADi. "We now plan to develop a point-of-care diagnostic system consisting of a cost-effective disposable microfluidic plastic chip and a portable analyzer that can be driven by a mobile computing device such as a smart phone for rapid serological evaluation of exposure and infections."

About Antigen Discovery Inc.
Antigen Discovery Inc. is a privately owned biotechnology company located in Irvine, California. ADi has a proprietary high throughput proteomics platform technology for biomarker discovery. The company uses and commercializes its innovative proteome microarrays and testing models to facilitate the development of new diagnostic tests, therapeutics and vaccines for infectious disease, autoimmunity, cancer and more. For more information about ADi, see http://www.antigendiscovery.com.

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ayee@antigendiscovery.com


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