First meeting of experts on biomarkers to discriminate bacterial from other infectious causes of acute fever
30 September 2015
A meeting convened by WHO, ReAct, MSF Access Campaign and FIND was held in Geneva on 22-23 September 2015, gathering together more than 50 biomarker scientists, policymakers, implementers, clinical trialists and industry partners. It was the first biomarker-focused conference to bring together such a wide diversity of stakeholders representing the full “bench to bedside” pathway for acute fever diagnostics.
FIND hosts a symposium at ECTMIH
07 September 2015
FIND is hosting a symposium on Wednesday, 9 September, at the European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health. The event, 'Diagnostics: the missing link in the global health agenda,' will feature a panel of experts speaking on topics ranging from rapid outbreak control to the future of malaria diagnostics. In addition, FIND staff are participating on a number of panels and presenting several posters.
World’s most portable molecular diagnostics system unveiled at AACC
28 July 2015
SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA & GENEVA, SWITZERLAND —July 28, 2015 — Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) and FIND today unveiled the GeneXpert® Omni, the world’s most portable molecular diagnostics system enabling unprecedented access to accurate, fast and potentially life-saving diagnosis for patients suspected of having TB, HIV and Ebola in even the most remote areas of the world.