The application of a novel dried blood spot collection device for future diagnostic applications

Research Opportunity
Honours
Project Status
Future
Department
Paediatrics
Location
Royal Children’s Hospital/Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Andrew Gooley
A/Professor Jeffrey Craig Personal web page

Project Details

We are working with a novel, easy-to-use pen-like device, HemaPEN, which will be used as an alternative to venous blood and dried blood spot collection. We are currently testing the precision, integrity and ease of use of this device and optimising protocols for DNA extraction and storage.
This lab-based project is ideal for a student with an interest in biological sampling, biochemistry and/or diagnostic and predictive testing.



Faculty Research Themes

Child Health

School Research Themes

Child Health in Medicine



Research Opportunities

Honours Graduate Research Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other Graduate Research requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

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Key Contact

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Department

Paediatrics

Research Node

Royal Children’s Hospital/Murdoch Childrens Research Institute