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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) »

RADx Tech Webinar Series: A Year of RADx Tech

Please join us as we recognize the accomplishments of this past year's RADx Tech program. Read MoreAboutRADx Tech Webinar Series: A Year of RADx Tech »

Global View of COVID-19: A Pan-African Perspective

Our panelists are leaders in their country's response to addressing the pandemic in the face of limited resources. Read MoreAboutGlobal View of COVID-19: A Pan-African Perspective »

RADx Pooling Task Force

Pooling Overview, Key Development Challenges for Central Laboratories and Point of Care (POC) Solutions, Regulatory Guidance for Pooling, and Implementation Examples Read MoreAboutRADx Pooling Task Force »

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? »

Up to 100K and Mentorship Available for Innovative Neurotechnologies

POCTRN at CIMIT seeks groundbreaking collaborative research projects in the early stages of translation to improve the diagnosis and/or treatment of disorders of the nervous system. Read MoreAboutUp to 100K and Mentorship Available for Innovative Neurotechnologies »

RADx Tech: A New Paradigm for MedTech Development

IEEE Special Issue highlighting the insights, lessons learned, and critical components of RADx Tech Read MoreAboutRADx Tech: A New Paradigm for MedTech Development »

Acceleration of Sustainable K-12 School Re-openings for In-person Learning

How testing can, and should, be integrated into school re-openings as the final step to build confidence in the safety of in-person learning Read MoreAboutAcceleration of Sustainable K-12 School Re-openings for In-person Learning »

The RADx Tech Process

Accelerating Innovation for COVID-19 Testing Read MoreAboutThe RADx Tech Process »

RADx Webinar: The Epidemiology of COVID-19

What can we learn from this pandemic and from past pandemics, like HIV, to help us turn the corner on this one and prepare for the next one? Read MoreAboutRADx Webinar: The Epidemiology of COVID-19 »

WhenToTest.org

The calculator compares testing options and gives organizations the data they need to make informed decisions to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read MoreAboutWhenToTest.org »

Future potential of Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx Tech) in molecular diagnostics

While necessity is the mother of invention, anomalies have formed the basis for most disruptive discoveries that seed innovations in the sciences. Read MoreAboutFuture potential of Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx Tech) in molecular diagnostics »

POCTRN Solicitation 2021

Do you have a promising point-of-care medical technology in need of further development? Read MoreAboutPOCTRN Solicitation 2021 »

Webinar: Insights from User Discussions on COVID-19 Testing in Non-Traditional Settings

A Northwestern team led by Kara Palamountain will be presenting preliminary findings and takeaways on user needs and opportunities for COVID-19 testing Read MoreAboutWebinar: Insights from User Discussions on COVID-19 Testing in Non-Traditional Settings »

NIH LIVE QA Session

Watch Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director, and Dr. Bruce Tromberg, NIBIB Director discuss the first seven technologies contracted with the NIH RADx program. Read MoreAboutNIH LIVE QA Session »

PathogenDx Receives Federal Grant From the NIH As Part of the RADx Program

The capital will be used to scale up testing capacity of PathogenDx's Microarray Assay for COVID-19 testing nationally Read MoreAboutPathogenDx Receives Federal Grant From the NIH As Part of the RADx Program »

3M and MIT Researchers Developing a Rapid Diagnostic Test for COVID-19

The goal is a new, highly accurate, mass-produced low-cost diagnostic device that delivers results in minutes. Read MoreAbout3M and MIT Researchers Developing a Rapid Diagnostic Test for COVID-19 »

RADx Tech COVID19 Webinar Series: As the Coronavirus Pandemic Unfolds...

Andrew J. DiMeo, Sr., Ph.D. discusses user centered design for the rapid acceleration of diagnostics for COVID-19 Read MoreAboutRADx Tech COVID19 Webinar Series: As the Coronavirus Pandemic Unfolds... »

Francis Collins Testifies Before Congress, May 7, 2020

Watch Dr. Francis Collins testifies before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions as part of a hearing titled “Shark Tank: New Tests for COVID-19  Read MoreAboutFrancis Collins Testifies Before Congress, May 7, 2020 »

NIH Announces $1 Million Prize Competition to Target Global Disease Diagnostics

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to offer supplementary support for designs that can be developed into products on a rapid timeframe Read MoreAboutNIH Announces $1 Million Prize Competition to Target Global Disease Diagnostics »

POCTRN CRAASH 2020

Check out the scenes from the kick-off session. Read MoreAboutPOCTRN CRAASH 2020 »

POCTRN Solicitation 2020

Do you have a promising point-of-care medical technology in need of further development? Read MoreAboutPOCTRN Solicitation 2020 »

GLUE Lecutre Series: Channeling your Inner MacGyver

Engineers and physicians working together to creatively and effectively address clinical needs in low resource settings. Read MoreAboutGLUE Lecutre Series: Channeling your Inner MacGyver »

GLUE Lecture Series: Tales from the ICU

Learn from critical care specialists about ICU opportunities for technological innovation. Read MoreAboutGLUE Lecture Series: Tales from the ICU »

RADx: Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxsm) initiative was formed to accelerate the development, validation, and commercialization of innovative point-of-care and home-based tests, as well as improvements to clinical laboratory tests, that can directly detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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