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dot Seattle, Programs for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH). Working with PATH, we are discovering new biomarkers for use in next generation diagnostics.

Seattle, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. LIGHT has received long term support from the Gates Foundation spearheading the development of a comprehensive diagnostic box in the Grand Challenges: Diagnostics program, for the introduction of sample preparation to point-of-care diagnostics, and ini the development of origami rapid dianostic tests.

Seattle, Intellectual Ventures Lab (IVL). LIGHT has worked with IVL to commercialize our mBEADS technology.
dot Atlanta, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). LIGHT participates with the CDC on the development of low resource non-instrumented nucleic acid tests and new point-of-care diagnostics for HIV.
dot Guatemala. LIGHT undergraduate students participate in the Service Learning and Leadership course, repairing broken clinical laboratory equipment and filming instructional videos for sustained repairs.
dot Gobert, Haiti. LIGHT has a field site in the mountain region of Haiti to perform epidemiological studies of regional disease burden (malaria, HIV, cholera, filarial diseases).
dot Lima, Peru Universidad Peruana Caventano Heredia. LIGHT has sponsored training visits from collaborating labs at the Universidad Peruana Cavetano Heredia. Students from Peru learn about our technology to enhance the performance of RDT's.
dot Zambia, Africa Macha Research Trust (MRT). LIGHT works with Phil Thuma and the research staff at the MRT to evaluate new tools for malaria elimination.
dot South Africa - UCT
dot Honduras. Members of LIGHT are developing nnon-invasive methods for the diagnosis of gastric cancers, the second leading cause of cancer deaths.
dot The Netherlands, Leiden University. LIGHT collaborates with the diagnostic team of Govert van Dam to create new approaches to detect helminthic (schistosomiasis) deseases.