Organization: The Alberta Cancer Diagnostic Consortium

Albert cancer group unveils lab-on-a-chip device

The Alberta Cancer Diagnostic Consortium (ACDC) has developed a prototype lab-on-a-chip handheld device that will initially be used to screen for acute lymphocytic leukemia, a rare form of childhood cancer. The device was developed by the Univ of Alberta’s computer and electrical engineering department using low-cost microfluidic chips and off-the-shelf electronic components. It was unveiled…