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Digital microfluidic newborn screening for Pompe, galactosemia and biotinidase deficiency in a multiplex assay

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Award date: 
Dec 3, 2014
Award amount: 
$500,000
Organization name: 
baebies inc
Principal Investigator: 
West, Richard M.
Grant program category: 
Business Financing
Grant program name: 
Strategic Growth Loan
Region: 
Research Triangle

Baebies, Inc. is an early stage company with a singular focus on developing products to improve infant healthcare through applications of digital microfluidic technology. This SGL will support the company's development of a multiplex assay panel to screen newborns for three devastating disorders (Pompe, biotinidase deficiency, and galactosemia) from a single dried blood spot.

Fiscal year: 
2015