From The Lead South Australia:
Blood testing technology developed by South Australian medical researchers is poised to transform the nutrition industry.
Trajan Nutrition CEO Marco Baccanti said, “Pathology labs can also now start using this methodology with far less invasive collection of blood of patients and using faster analytics and more cost effective techniques.”
University of Adelaide Professor of Functional Food Science Robert Gibson began work on the technology 10 years ago with Professor Maria Makrides.
“We are one of the leading labs now at developing the new dry blood spot tests for a variety of nutrients and compounds,” Prof Gibson said.
Read the full article: Blood spot tests set to replace costly vials
Trajan Nutrition CEO Marco Baccanti and University of Adelaide Professor of Functional Food Science Robert Gibson.
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