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Press Releases from Immunetics (2 total)

Immunetics Receives $500,000 from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to Commerci …

Immunetics, Inc., today announced it has been awarded a $500,000 Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Small Business Matching Grant (SBMG) to commercialize its BacTx® rapid test for detecting bacterial contamination in platelets. Platelets are a vital blood product enabling clotting, and patients suffering from trauma, surgical procedures, cancer, or chemotherapy must receive platelet transfusions to survive. Bacterial contamination of platelets is the leading cause of infection during transfusion, with patients facing the

Immunetics Awarded $2.4 Million NIH Grant for Clinical Trials of New Blood Test …

Immunetics, Inc. today announced it has been awarded a $2.4 million, 3-year Phase II SBIR grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support clinical trials of the company's new confirmatory test for Chagas’ disease, a serious and potentially fatal parasitic infection. Chagas' disease is endemic in large parts of Latin America, where it affects up to 11