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ProtonDx awarded £365,000 Defra and Innovate UK grant to develop Porcine Lung Disease diagnostic

Fri, September 23rd 2022

• Grant to develop automated, rapid point-of-need diagnostic to provide a sustainable and resilient revolution in detection and diagnosis of Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex (PRDC) • Working in collaboration with Imperial College, farmers and industry experts to help address the global issue of rising antibiotic resistance

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Diagnostics are at the heart of a global AMR solution

Wed, September 14th 2022

Opinion article: Dr Jesus Rodriguez-Manzano, Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at ProtonDx, shares his thoughts on anti-microbial resistance (AMR). He discusses what we can learn from the recent COVID‑19 pandemic, including the important role that point-of-need diagnostics can play.

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ProtonDx’s Dragonfly Diagnostic System successfully deployed at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Tue, August 30th 2022

5-in-1 Respiratory Test Panel from ProtonDx used to assess elite athletes at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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New Rapid Multi-Viral Diagnostic Kit Receives CE-IVD Mark

Tue, June 21st 2022

Dragonfly™ detects SARS-CoV-2, Flu A, Flu B, RSV and human rhinovirus without a lab. It is a cost-effective point-of-need portable diagnostic system for infectious disease now commercially available.

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ProtonDx tackles malaria diagnosis

Fri, April 29th 2022

Lacewing, the futuristic lab-on-a-chip, diagnostic tool is one of eight initiatives promoted by Imperial College London to mark Malaria Day, 25 April, in order to demonstrate the College’s deep commitment to conquering malaria. Lacewing is being developed for health care applications by Imperial spin out company ProtonDx based at the College’s Translation and Innovation HUB (I-HUB), White City Campus.

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Dragonfly goes Olympic

Tue, April 26th 2022

The Dragonfly Respiratory Diagnostic Panel was utilised by the Team GB clinical staff with great success to test Great Britain's athletes at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.

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Higher risk for patients with flu and Covid-19

Mon, March 28th 2022

People infected by Covid-19 and influenza face four times the risk of requiring a ventilator and twice the risk of death. Diagnosis of which respiratory viruses are infecting the patient is crucial especially as there is no increased risk of severe illness for those with both Covid-19 and RSV or other respiratory viruses.

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Lateral flow tests found wanting

Tue, March 1st 2022

Research by Imperial College London suggests that lateral flow tests miss a substantial number of COVID-19 infections, particularly for people without symptoms emphasising the need for rapid, sensitive, accurate and portable tests.

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Antimicrobial Resistance crisis needs better diagnostics

Tue, February 22nd 2022

“Better, faster diagnostics will be central to tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in the future,” said ProtonDx Founder & Director, Asst Professor Jesus Rodriguez-Manzano, at a recent FORUM event organised by the Academy of Medical Sciences

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ProtonDx CEO award for inspiration

Mon, December 20th 2021

ProtonDx CEO, Professor Pantelis Georgiou has won an award for his inspirational work from his colleagues in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London

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Imperial Biomedical hub officially opened

Mon, December 6th 2021

ProtonDx is privileged to have secured office space in the prestigious Translation and Innovation Hub (IHUB) at White City campus of Imperial College London.

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Best of British recognises ProtonDx

Thu, September 23rd 2021

The work of the ProtonDx team has been recognized in Best of British a government publication produced jointly with Malaria NO MORE.

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ProtonDx CEO appointed Professor of Biomedical Electronics

Wed, September 22nd 2021

CEO of ProtonDx, Dr Pantelis Georgiou, was promoted to Professor of Biomedical Electronics in the annual promotion round at Imperial College London, one of only six to achieve this accolade this year.  

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