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Microarray-Based Sensors for Epidermal and Transdermal Diagnostics

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posted on 04.05.2021, 06:29 authored by MUAMER DERVISEVIC
This thesis presents new wearable sensing platforms, prepared using an array of microstructures, for detecting health and disease biomarkers. Glucose is a biomarker routinely detected/monitored by diabetic patients when using a painful and invasive procedure. The developed platforms offer user-friendly devices that can continuously monitor glucose found in skin interstitial fluid, or sweat, in a safe and non-invasive way. A second type of wearable platform detects a breast cancer biomarker, also found in interstitial fluid, reliably in short time and can be implemented in cancer diagnostics due to its simplicity and affordability.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Nicolas Hans Voelcker

Additional supervisor 1

Maria Alba

Additional supervisor 2

Beatriz Prieto-Simon

Year of Award

2021

Department, School or Centre

Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences