February 7, 2018 / Original Source
Entrepreneur Jeff Harvey (left) lost his wife to ruptured brain aneursyms. He co-founded Neurovascular Diagnostics — which is developing a blood test for detecting unruptured brain aneurysms — with Hui Meng (center), UB professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Vincent Tutino (right), UB biomedical engineering PhD graduate. Photo: Douglas Levere
Three UB startups have received six-figure awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support commercialization of promising technologies that could benefit society by improving health care and providing broader access to clean water.
The new funding recognizes the potential impact of the UB startups, which are working to improve the safety of MRI scans, enable early identification of unruptured brain aneurysms, and help alleviate drinking water shortages worldwide.
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