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Department’s innovation highlighted in high-impact “Lab-on-a-chip” journal.

July 14

A research study led by Dr Nuno Reis from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Loughborough was selected to feature on this month’s main front cover of Lab-on-a-chip journal, the leading scientific journal for miniaturisation in chemistry, physics, biology, materials science and bioengineering published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Lab on a chip

The research study co-authored by Ana Barbosa, PhD student in the department, Dr Alexander Edwards from Reading School of Pharmacy and Ana Castanheira, from Capillary Film Technology Ltd, introduces a disruptive engineering concept called “Lab-in-a-briefcase” for measuring Prostate Specific Antigen in human samples in less than 15 minutes at Point-of-Care. The article is freely available for download by following the link http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/lc/c4lc00464g#!divAbstract.


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