Lab-on-a-chip offers faster means of identifying best plasma donors in COVID fight

September 29, 2020

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U-M professor of biomedical engineering Xudong (Sherman) Fan discusses the new, portable “lab-on-a-chip” that can help identify the presence of coronavirus antibodies in human blood. With greater speed and efficiency than the current ELISA technology, Fan notes the importance of microfluidics in saving lives and reducing costs regarding COVID-19. Fan explains how the chip works as well as the process of the treatment.

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