School — McKelvey Engineering

No more needles?

Engineers at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a microneedle patch that can be applied to the skin, capture a biomarker of interest from interstitial fluid and, thanks to its unprecedented sensitivity, allow clinicians to detect its presence.(Image: Sisi Cao)
View Content

Nearly pain-free microneedle patch can test for antibodies and more in the fluid between cells

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *