BIHER To Set Up Diagnostics Research Center
Over $5 Million centres to be set up with assistance from Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research (BIHER), one of India’s leading research and education institutions has successfully inked a ‘Mutual Understanding and Confidential Disclosure Agreement’ (CCDA) with The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, (BWH) an affiliate of Harvard Medical School to set up world-class cutting edge diagnostic research centre. Expected to be set up with an overlap of $5 million, this will be the cutting edge facility rivalling the best in the world in point of care diagnostics and mobile / tech-enabled diagnostic devices.
The CCDA signed between BIHER and BWH paves way for a formal engagement towards the joint development research facility in medical, point of care, mobile-based diagnostics. The applications of such a centre are numerous: starting from detection of male infertility, ovulation, cancer and even viral loads which are critical as the current world is overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is part of the centuries-old Harvard Medical College.
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