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The Point-of-Care Technology Research Network develops technologies with clinical applications using a network model that enhances complementary strengths and builds multidisciplinary partnerships.

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CITEC's Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D, finds her niche in global health

CITEC's Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., a longtime bioengineer in academia who has contributed globally to improving women's health, is featured for International Women's Day. Read MoreAboutCITEC's Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D, finds her niche in global health »

BCM Global Programs to serve as clinical core for NIH Point of Care Technologies Research Network

Baylor College of Medicine Global Programs and the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center will serve as the clinical core for the Center for Innovation and Translation of Point of Care Technologies for Equitable Cancer Care (CITEC) Read MoreAboutBCM Global Programs to serve as clinical core for NIH Point of Care Technologies Research Network »

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Center for Point of Care Technologies for Nutrition, Infection, and Cancer in Global Health at Cornell University

Focus: To support development, deployment, clinical validation, and commercialization of point-of-care technologies for nutrition, infection and cancer for global health in locations where access to better diagnostics can have the largest worldwide impact. We focus on technologies that address the primary needs of the most vulnerable in the US and internationally.


PORTENT is focused on supporting development, deployment, clinical validation, and commercialization of point-of-care technologies for nutrition, infection and cancer for global health in locations where access to better diagnostics can have the largest worldwide impact.  They focus on technologies that address the primary needs of the most vulnerable in the US and internationally.

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