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Advancing Microfluidic-based Protein Biosensor Technology for Use in Clinical Diagnostics

Abstract Demand for biosensor research applications is growing steadily. According to a new report by Frost & Sullivan, the biosensor market is expected to reach $14.42 billion by 2016. Clinical diagnostic applications continue to be the largest market for biosensors, and this demand is likely to continue through 2016 and beyond. Biosensor technology for use in clinical diagnostics, however, requires translational research that moves bench science and theoretical knowledge toward marketable products. Despite the high volume of academic research to date, only a handful of biomedical devices have become viable commercial applications. Academic research must increase its focus on practical uses for biosensors. This dissertation is an example of thi... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Choi, Seokheun (Author) / Chae, Junseok (Advisor) / Tao, Nongjian (Committee member) / Yu, Hongyu (Committee member) / Forzani, Erica (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Biomedical Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Bio-MEMS / Biosensors / Cancer biomarkers / Clinical diagnostics / Microfluidics / Protein sensors
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 144 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Electrical Engineering 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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