STTR Award to LSU Health Spin-Out Company to Create Clinical Solution for Life-Threatening Preemie Condition

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The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Chosen Diagnostics Inc, a spin-out company, a $299,641 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer award. Based on an LSU Health New Orleans research breakthrough, the award will advance the development and commercialization of a noninvasive diagnostic biomarker test for necrotizing enterocolitis invented by Sunyoung Kim, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine. The principal investigator for the grant award is Rebecca Buckley Ph.D., a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine.