Moving to market: Students argue for PADs in business plan competition

Author: Marya Lieberman

Improving access to high quality medicines is a huge global problem, and both technological and economic solutions are needed.  Students Sean McGee, Luke Smith, Chase Lane, and Valeriano Lima have taken a hard look at the economics of paper analytical devices (PADs) for testing pharmaceuticals, and their business plan is now advancing in two national business plan competitions.  Hop to the College of Science press release

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AD & T Funds Development of New Drug Characterization Tools

Author: Marya Lieberman

Detailed information about components of falsified pharmaceuticals helps to identify the types of fake medicines circulating in a country, and may shed light on the manufacturing processes and possible sources of the drug components. Dr. Mandal joins the PAD project in March of 2014 to develop new tools to analyze fake medicines found in low resource settings.  

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