A small company is working on a medical diagnostic device that can instantaneously detect the presence of disease in a single drop of body fluid.
The Aurora-based company, Beacon Biotechnology, says future disease diagnosis could revolutionize medicine by making complex disease detection as simple as a trip to the local drug store. "I've been involved in diagnostics for a long time and when I saw this I recognized what it could do to help change health care. We're all very excited about it," said CEO Fred Mitchell.
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Their website: http://www.beaconbiotechnology.com/