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Professor Pierre is developing real-world diagnostic tool

Recent research from the research group of Professor

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute is supporting Professor Valerie Pierre in the development of a cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic tool that could provide a faster way to diagnose bacterial infections. She is working to create a dipstick-like tool that could test for an infection and instantly deliver results, and indicate which treatment would be most effective, a crucial component since a growing number of infections are resistant to at least one antibiotic. The CTSI featured Pierre's work in a blog and video.