Last updated: 7.11.2019
Diagnostic kits for developing countries
This instant blood diagnostic kit was developed for resource-poor regions of the globe, and allows for on-the-spot detection of infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and chlamydia.
Lab-grown human organs
"Mini-organs" – including livers, lungs and intestines – can now be grown from the stem cells of individual patients, allowing doctors to safely test the specific effects of drugs – outside the body.
Medical imaging with optical coherence tomography
Doctors can now create real-time images of human tissue for early detection of cancer, glaucoma and other ailments thanks to optical coherence tomography (OCT).