They have now been awarded a Longitude Prize Discovery Award. This will be used to support them trialling the technology in Mumbai and Ho Chi Minh City.
Discovery Award to decode TB DNA
1 August 2017
he research groups of Dr Zamin Iqbal and Professor Derrick Crook, working in collaboration with teams at the OUCRU and the Foundation for Medical Research, Mumbai, aim to develop a rapid handheld TB test using the Oxford Nanopore MinION device.