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Alumni News Brief

Alumni startup awarded $6.2 million

Day Zero Diagnostics is working on tools to diagnose superbug infections

 

Miriam Huntley

Day Zero Diagnostics, a startup co-founded by Miriam Huntley, Ph.D. ’16 (applied math) was awarded $6.2 million from the Boston-based Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator.

The startup, which was incubated at the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab, is developing a sequencing-based and machine learning-powered diagnostic system that identifies, within hours, both the species and the antibiotic resistance profile of a bacterial pathogen. The startup will use the funding to help develop three current projects.

Huntley is the co-founder and CTO of Day Zero Diagnostics, which was launched in 2016.

Read more in BostInno.

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