Our team is comprised of a multidisciplinary group from around Johns Hopkins University to provide expertise for developers to test impactful use, evaluate infectious disease diagnostic tests and increase global access to developed diagnostics.
Core Faculty from across all disciplines in the Johns Hopkins University system.
Annual peer-reviewed publications in journals such as BMJ, NEJM, Lancet Infectious Disease and more.
Annual news citations from the New York Times, CNBC, Vox, The Atlantic, and more.
Our Center (previously known as the Center for Point-of-Care Technologies Research for Sexually Transmitted Diseases) has been in existence since 2007 when the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) created and funded the Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network, of which we are a member. POCTRN’s purpose is to drive the development of appropriate point-of-care diagnostics technologies through collaborative efforts that merge scientific and technological capabilities with clinical need.
The goal of POCTRN is to develop technologies with clinical applications using a network model that enhances complementary strengths and builds multidiscplinary partnerships
Each POCTRN Center performs five core functions:
Our work is facilitated through the collaborations and partnerships we have with people and institutions around the world. Take a look at our partners here.