UT researchers create kit to detect disease

WATE_Logo_YellowBackWATE-TV‘s Lori Tucker talked with Jayne Wu, associate professor of computer science and electrical engineering in the College of Engineering, and Shigetoshi Eda, associate professor in the Institute of Agriculture Center for Wildlife Health within the Department of Forestry, about their development of an innovative disease detection technology. The technology is closer to mass production. Meridian Bioscience Inc. has entered into a technology and commercial license agreement with the UT Research Foundation for the development of the technology  which could result in low cost, point-of-care disease detection using a portable device. Meridian Bioscience is a life science company that manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of diagnostic test kits and other technologies.