MADHUKAR PAI (The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre)

A low-cost, multiplexed, point-of-care test for extra-pulmonary tuberculosis

Project Summary

There is a lack of an accurate, rapid, low-cost test for Tuberculosis which is difficult to diagnose. Partnering with industry, they are aiming to develop a simple strip test for extra-pulmonary TB in India, validate and commercialize it, and make it affordable for under $2/test, by combining technological and business-model innovation.