Isomark LLC awarded $1.7 million NIH grant; money will speed ‘Canary’ development efforts

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MADISON – The National Institutes of Health has awarded Isomark LLC a $1.7 million grant to help develop and bring to market the Isomark Canary™, a non-invasive breath analyzer. The device is intended to provide early warnings of potentially deadly patient infections. The federal Small Business Innovation Research grant is a two-year “FastTrack” award that will help Isomark hire two employees – a biomedical engineer and a quality assurance manager.  The grant also augments other base funding for the company, primarily from private investors, as it moves toward a federal Food and Drug Administration trial of the Canary. Earlier this year, Isomark announced a $150,000 investment by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation in the company as well results of a human study that demonstrated a link between breath carbon isotope…
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