Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

Engineering pathogen triggered bio mineralization to enable a new generation of sample-to-answer tests

Texas Biomedical Research Institute


As one of the world’s leading independent biomedical research institutions, Texas Biomedical Research Institute is dedicated to advancing the health of our global community through innovative biomedical research.

Principal Investigator(s)
Andrew Hayhurst
Funded by
TxBiomed Forum
Research Start Date

The project is a proof-of-concept study to evaluate the potential of a novel process for the facile detection of pathogens in the field.  Using Marburg virus as our model pathogen we will assess the feasibility and sensitivity of the system.

Collaborative Project
Medical Devices
Infectious Disease