Tag - Platelet BioGenesis

New technology may aid emergency preparedness

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has earmarked funds to aid the development of new technology that could bolster emergency preparedness by producing platelets outside the human body. If the two-year, $4.9 million agreement between HHS Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and Platelet BioGenesis, Inc. (PBG) of Cambridge, Mass., produces the desired results, the technology would improve emergency preparedness by making additional blood products available to save lives during a radiological or nuclear emergency. Read […]