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Maryland undergrads win NIH award for early Alzheimer’s diagnosis tool

August 31, 2017

A team of undergraduate students at the University of Maryland won the top prize in the NIH Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams challenge for their development of low-cost tools to diagnosis Alzheimer’s disease before symptom presentation.

The team, referred to as Synapto, included David Boegner, Megha Guggari, Chris Look, Anoop Patel and Dhruv Patel of the University of Maryland Department of Engineering, and Megan Forte and Brianna Sheard of the university’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

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