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Space Health Institute awards grants to three companies

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The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine has partnered with Consortia for Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (CIMIT) to award three companies that will perform research related to artificial intelligence or point-of-care diagnostics.

Funding will allow investigators one year to conduct in-depth research that will focus on the improvement of current technology for translation into care for long-duration space flights.

The award recipients include:

Point of Care Diagnostics:

1Drop Diagnostics, Boston Luc Gervais, CEO
Miniaturized diagnostics platform for health assessment

Artificial Intelligence: 

Logical Images Inc., Rochester, N.Y., Roderic Burrill, V.P. Business Development
VisualDX Augmented Intelligence Project

Nahlia, Los Altos, Calif., Jayant Menon, M.D., CEO
Autonomous Medical Response Agent (AMRA)

Partnering with NASA through a cooperative agreement, TRISH funds transformative human health technologies to predict, protect, and preserve astronaut physical and mental health during deep space exploration missions. The institute is a consortium led by Baylor College of Medicine and includes the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Learn more about the Translational Research Institute for Space Health.

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