Exhaled biomarkers can reveal lung disease

Specialized nanoparticles create a “breath signal” that could be used to diagnose pneumonia and other infectious or genetic diseases.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
July 20, 2020 ~5 min

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MIT team collaborates with 3M to develop rapid Covid-19 test

Company working with Sikes Lab to test feasibility of low-cost diagnostic that could be manufactured by the millions each day.

Shirley Goh | Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation • mit
July 14, 2020 ~7 min

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Making an impact through chemical engineering

Hadley Sikes designs simple-to-use diagnostic devices that could benefit patients around the world.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
May 18, 2020 ~7 min

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Hydration sensor could improve dialysis

Noninvasive device could benefit patients with kidney disease, congestive heart failure, or dehydration.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
July 24, 2019 ~8 min

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Home strep test could save time and money | MIT News

Study at MIT Medical finds most parents are capable of performing the test.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
May 10, 2017 ~6 min

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The creation of a public engineer | MIT News

Hadley Sikes is bridging the gap between engineering and public policy to solve big social problems at home and abroad.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
April 27, 2017 ~4 min

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Interdisciplinary Design Conversations will feature Lee Gehrke | MIT News

Public Event on Dec. 8 will explore hacks for rapid diagnostic devices.

Deb Payson | MIT International Design Center • mit
Dec. 1, 2015 ~2 min

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