HemeChip for Early Diagnosis of Sickle Cell Disease in Newborns

Alapan, Yunus ;   Ung, Ryan ;   Romelfanger, Megan ;   Piccone, Connie ;   Little, Jane ;   Gurkan, Umut A.

Tags DiagnosticsPoint-of-careLab-on-Chip

More than 800 children are born with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) every day in Africa, and more than half of them die in childhood due to lack of...

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Probing Biophysical Characteristics of Red Blood Cells in Microvasculature Mimicking Microfluidic Channels

Alapan, Yunus ;   Little, Jane ;   Gurkan, Umut A.

Tags MicrofluidicsLab-on-ChipPoint-of-care

Red blood cell (RBC) adhesion and deformability are critical biophysical factors in vaso-occlusion and correlate with sickle cell disease (SCD)...

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