Researchers at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy adapted an off-the-shelf glucose meter to potentially detect a range of diseases, but there’s still much work to be done before the technology is ready for use outside the lab (photo by Steve Southon)

U of T researchers adapt glucose meter to help detect diseases, including COVID-19

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Researchers at the University of Toronto, led by Assistant Professor Keith Pardee of the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, have developed a point-of-care diagnostic test using a widely available glucose meter that can be adapted to diagnose a number of diseases, including COVID-19.

The new gene circuit–based system is described in a new paper published in Nature Communications….

https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-researchers-adapt-glucose-meter-help-detect-diseases-including-covid-19

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