Dr. Umut A. Gurkan developed a portable diagnostic platform to test sickle cell disease

Dr. Umut A. Gurkan, the Warren E. Rupp Associate Professor of Case Western Reserve University, invented “The Gazelle Hb Variant test” to identify sickle cell disease (SCD) and other Hb Variants from a small blood sample in 8-minutes. The test has received CE Mark in Europe and regulatory approval in India and Ghana.

Source: Hemex Health