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Cassio Mendes Fontes

Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Selected Grants


Development of point-of-care testing for Lassa and other hemorrhagic fever arenaviruses

ResearchResearch Scientist · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

A Fully Integrated Point-of-Care Test for Ebola

ResearchResearch Scientist · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Generation of antibodies specific for optimal non-HRP2 malaria diagnostic antigens

ResearchGraduate Student · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2023

A Point-of-Injury Screening Assay for Tactical Damage Control Resuscitation

ResearchGraduate Student · Awarded by United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command · 2017 - 2021

RAPID: Combined Antigen and Serology Rapid Test for COVID-19

ResearchGraduate Student · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2020 - 2021

External Relationships


  • BioStealth

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