ICGEB New Delhi Tuberculosis Research

Funding awarded under Grand Challenges Scheme and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Virander Chauhan, Director, ICGEB India, heads a research proposal to develop an electronic device that can detect tuberculosis by sniffing out molecules in the breath of patients. The project, in collaboration with a US-based company, secures a research grant of USD 950,000 under the Grand Challenges Canada and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Related articles:

January 2012:

HindustanTime: Trial of electronic nose to sniff TB still months away
HindustanTime: Electronic nose that can sniff TB to be tested in city

Press information:

November 2011:

AlertNet: Scientists pioneer "electronic nose" to detect TB on breath
Chromatographyonline: Electronic nose awarded grant
DECCAN HERALD: Gates open to e-nose project
Delhi News: Electronic Nose is able to detect TB and non-invasively from patient's breath
EurekAlert! Creating an 'electronic nose' to sniff out tuberculosis from a patient's breath
EXPAT Health.org: Researchers to "sniff out" tuberculosis using electronic nose
The Hindu: Electronic nose receives funds
INDIA TODAY: Delhi researchers bag Bill Gates' grant for TB detector
Santélog: TUBERCULOSE: Pouvoir la renifler pour mieux la détecter
Science Illustrated: An Electronic Nose could sniff out tuberculosis
The Telegraph: Gates backs electronic nose to sniff out TB

March 2011:

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