Undergrads Win NIH Award to Develop Rapid SCD Diagnostic Test

Undergrads Win NIH Award to Develop Rapid SCD Diagnostic Test

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Undergrads Win NIH Award to Develop Rapid SCD Diagnostic Test

In support of its work to develop a rapid test that can be used to diagnose sickle cell disease (SCD), a team of undergraduate researchers at Lehigh University has received a $15,000 award as part of the National Institutes of Health’s Healthcare Technologies for Low-Resource Settings Prize. “I was really shocked. We’ve been trying for this grant every year since the project began,” Tiffany Pang, a bioengineering major at Lehigh who helped lead the grant…

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