March 2009

Rheonix Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Rapid Sensor for Tuberculosis

Ithaca, N.Y. — March 31, 2009 — Rheonix Inc., a privately-held biomedical device company known for its revolutionary, microfluidic, in vitro diagnostic platform, will receive a $100,000 Phase I grant from the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop a biosensor for the rapid detection of the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB) in human clinical specimens. The grant will come through NIAID’s Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR)… Read More »

Rheonix Receives EPA Funding to Complete the Development of an Automatic Biosensor for Waterborne Pathogens

Ithaca, N.Y. — March 17, 2009 — Rheonix Inc., a privately-held biomedical device company known for its revolutionary, microfluidic, in vitro diagnostic platform, announced an additional $120,000 award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to further commercialize its biosensor technology for the rapid detection of Cryptosporidium parvum in drinking water. Cryptosporidium parvum can cause serious illness in infants and the elderly. The largest outbreak of the infection occurred in Milwaukee… Read More »