Check out our new paper comparing different porous substrates for in situ nucleic acid amplification. Polyethersulfone improves isothermal nucleic acid amplification compared to current paper-based diagnostics. Linnes JC, Rodriguez NM, Liu L, Klapperich CM, Biomed Microdevices. 2016 Apr;18(2):30. doi: 10.1007/s10544-016-0057-z. PMID: 26906904 Free PMC Article
A fully integrated paperfluidic molecular diagnostic chip for the extraction, amplification, and detection of nucleic acids from clinical samples Abstract Paper diagnostics have successfully been employed to detect the presence of antigens or small molecules in clinical samples through immunoassays; however, the detection of many disease targets relies on the much higher... More
New CFTCC publication out this week at PLoS ONE. Open access links: Kim CS, Vanture S, Cho M, Klapperich CM, Wang C, et al. (2016), “Awareness, Interest, and Preferences of Primary Care Providers in Using Point-of-Care Cancer Screening Technology,” PLoS ONE 11(1): e0145215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145215 Abstract Well-developed point-of-care (POC) cancer screening tools have the potential to provide better cancer care to patients in both... More
Check out Dr. Klapperich's commentary on Radio Boston. https://radioboston.wbur.org/2015/10/19/theranos-biotech ....and the op ed on the Commonhealth blog! http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2015/10/theranos-quick-diagnoses
The Klapperich Lab Senior Project Team won second place at the North East Bioengineering Conference last week. Congratulations to Courtney, Nelson, Gil and Danielle!
Colorimetric Detection of Azidothymidine Using an Alkyne-Modified Dextran Substrate George W. Pratt , Andy Fan , and Catherine M. Klapperich * College of Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States ABSTRACT Monitoring the adherence of patients taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is a key step in treating an HIV infection, especially in resource-limited settings in the developing world. For... More
Dr. Klapperich is the new Associate Dean for Research and Technology Development in the College of Engineering. See the news story for more information about her new role.
The College announced Dr. Klapperich's promotion this week. Check out the 21 new Full Professors at Charles River Campus!
See an article about our article at http://cen.acs.org/articles/92/web/2014/12/Improving-Disease-Detection-Little-Heat.html Evaporative Concentration on a Paper-Based Device to Concentrate Analytes in a Biological Fluid Sharon Y. Wong †, Mario Cabodi †‡, Jason Rolland§, and Catherine M. Klapperich *† † Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 44 Cummington Mall, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States ‡ Center for Nanoscience and Nanobiotechnology, Boston University, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States § Diagnostics... More
Food, fun and engineering http://www.bu.edu/cftcc/category/cftcc-events/ Let's not let MIT win a second year in a row! October 3-4, 2014. EPIC Center on the BU Campus.