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POCTRN Solicitation 2022

Do you have a promising point-of-care medical technology in need of further development? Read MoreAboutPOCTRN Solicitation 2022 »

Independent Test Assessment Program (ITAP)

To accelerate regulatory review and availability of high-quality, accurate, and reliable over-the-counter COVID-19 tests to the public.  Read MoreAboutIndependent Test Assessment Program (ITAP) »

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Webinar: Beyond Epitope Mapping

Using Deep Mutational Scanning to Generate a Complete Map of SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Antibody Escape Mutations Read MoreAboutWebinar: Beyond Epitope Mapping »

Webinar: Communicating COVID Safety Practices

In this talk we share two related public education initiatives, My COVID Toolkit and WhenToTest Read MoreAboutWebinar: Communicating COVID Safety Practices »

Webinar: Immune Control and Evasion of Viral Infection

The Walker Laboratory focuses on learning from patients to determine how the body fights back against viral infection. Read MoreAboutWebinar: Immune Control and Evasion of Viral Infection »

Webinar: Pathogen Surveillance for Emergent Epidemics

In this talk, we will discuss how the Rockefeller Foundation's Pandemic Prevention Institute is building a collaborative, global network that will ensure data are translated into public health action and pathogen containment. Read MoreAboutWebinar: Pathogen Surveillance for Emergent Epidemics »

Webinar: The Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 Variants and Effects on Viral Detection Tests

On February 25, 2022, The RADx initiative created a Variant Task Force (VTF) to assess the impact of emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants on diagnostic testing. Read MoreAboutWebinar: The Evolution of SARS-CoV-2 Variants and Effects on Viral Detection Tests »

POCTRN Solicitation 2022

Do you have a promising point-of-care medical technology in need of further development? Read MoreAboutPOCTRN Solicitation 2022 »

Webinar: The Epidemiology of Omicron

On January 18, 2022, Dr. Bill Hanage will discuss the current knowledge of Omicron epidemiology based on observations from early outbreak areas. Read MoreAboutWebinar: The Epidemiology of Omicron »

Webinar: Overview of Long COVID

Jason Maley, MD discusses his work on recovery and long-term outcomes for patients and families after critical illness and COVID-19 Read MoreAboutWebinar: Overview of Long COVID »

Independent Test Assessment Program (ITAP)

To accelerate regulatory review and availability of high-quality, accurate, and reliable over-the-counter COVID-19 tests to the public.  Read MoreAboutIndependent Test Assessment Program (ITAP) »

Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccines: How did we get here and where are we going?

Please join us as we review how the currently available COVID-19 vaccines were developed and the evaluation process that led to their emergency use authorizations. Read MoreAboutWebinar: COVID-19 Vaccines: How did we get here and where are we going? »

More CIMIT Headlines

A Surer Way to Diagnose Ear Infections

  • CRAASH Grads, Photonicare, have developed an imaging tool that it says may help better diagnose ear infections.

Space Health Institute Awards Grants to Three Innovative Small Companies

Turn Your Bathroom into a Medical Lab

CRAASH Barcelona: An Interview with John Collins

  • John Collins explains the benefits of the CRAASH program and the important lessons other innovation ecosystems can learn from Boston.

The Future of Treating ACL Tears: Less Invasive Surgery

  • Dr. Martha Murray has an idea for a less-invasive repair.

FitBit Buys Twine Health in a Bid to Become a More Serious Healthcare Tool

  • Fitbit announces plans to pickup Twine Health, a HIPPA-compliant, cloud-based health management platform.

Two Pharma Giants, Calif. Hospital to Use Boston Firm's 'Organ-on-a-chip'

  • Emulate Inc., which makes so-called organ-on-a-chip systems to test whether drugs are safe and effective, announced partnerships with Takeda, Roche, and Cedars-Sinai.