Faster Treatment of Heart Patients With A Finger Prick of Blood: New Bedside Tool To Detect Rare Endothelial Progenitor Cells

From sample to answer in just 1 hour with just a finger prick of blood is what researchers from A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME) aim to achieve with their novel microfluidic system for rapid and sensitive detection of rare circulating endothelial progenitor cells[1] (EPC).