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Low-cost infant incubator developed at UMBC completes successful clinical trial in India

A standard incubator found in a newborn ICU costs between $1,500 and $35,000—beyond the means of many hospitals in low- and middle-income countries. This new UMBC-designed incubator costs only $200 and has performed on par with a standard incubator in its first clinical trial. Continue Reading Low-cost infant incubator developed at UMBC completes successful clinical trial in India

All illustrations by Brucie Roth.

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UMBC researchers are tackling disparities related to healthcare and changing the way people around the world access health technologies. Continue Reading Urgent Care

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Class project to clinical trials: UMBC’s affordable infant incubator wins Global Health Research Award

Govind Rao and his students have developed a cardboard incubator to support premature babies in communities with limited resources, and in remote areas that do not have access to medical facilities. The inexpensive, easily constructed devices are poised to make a major impact. Continue Reading Class project to clinical trials: UMBC’s affordable infant incubator wins Global Health Research Award

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