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Improving Medical Outcomes through Needle-based Optical Sensing

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Award date: 
Jun 2, 2015
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Organization name: 
Duke University
Principal Investigator: 
Wax, Adam
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Research Triangle

Researchers will miniaturize an optical imaging technology so that it can be incorporated into the tip of needle or catheter providing "eyes at the end of a needle". The device will be tested for two different medical applications: needle biopsy and epidural injection.

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