Media Coverage


September 8, 2015

FIND Chairman Mark Kessel lists DFA one of several key partners for developing affordable diagnostics in Nature BioTechnology: Why Microbial Diagnostics Need More Than Money


June 18, 2015

Bold Machines profiles collaboration with DFA to 3D print DFA's disposable DNA diagnostic test: Diagnostics For All


June 11, 2015

Dassault Systemes SolidWorks highlights DFA in the recent episode of their series: Born to Design; A Faster Ebola Test


April 30, 2015

MedTech Boston recognizes Team Nyweza, including DFA Research Associate Blesson John, as the winner of the Grand Hack MGH CAMTech Global Health Track: Meet the MIT Grand Hack Winners


November 4, 2014

Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) e-zine has featured Diagnostics For All in their feature article: Microfluidic Diagnostics at the Point of Care: The Power of Paper.


May 30, 2014

University of Edinburgh's Diagnostics, Disease & Development workshop publishes highlights about the importance of partnership, regulation, and technology in identifying proper treatment for global health problems.


April 10, 2014

Randall C. Willis wrote an informative article in Drug Discovery News about the potential use benefits for DFA's point-of-care diagnostics. 


December 11, 2013

Medical Technology Business Europe reports on DFA's collaboration with Cambridge Consultants in developing a mobile reader for our immunity assessment tool.


May 22, 2013

Vector (Boston's Children's Hopsital's science and clinical innovation blog), "Good on Paper: A point-of-care liver toxcitiy test"


February 20, 2013

Technology Review, "50 Disruptive Companies" 


January 8, 2013

Engineering For Change, "Paper Diagnostic Tests: Coming Soon to Kenyan dairy farms" 


October 15, 2012

Technology Review, "Super-Cheap Health Test" 


October 4, 2012

Science-Business eXchange, "Paper Point of Care" 


June 2012

CEO Global Foresight, "CEO Global Foresight Guests" more

April 6, 2012

Exhale Magazine, "Dr. Una Ryan CEO of Diagnostics For All aims to save lives"


February 2012

Fast Company features Diagnostics For All as one of Biotech's 10 most innovative

companies of 2012


October 2, 2011

Foreign Policy, "Wanted: Smarter Patients" more

September 29, 2011

The Harvard Crimson, "Professor Develops Inexpensive Test for Liver Damage" more

September 26, 2011

New York Times, "Far From Any Lab, Paper Bits Find Illness" more

September 1, 2011

Mass High Tech, "World Economic Forum honors Joule, 1366, and Diagnostics For All" more

March 1, 2011

Xconomy, "Diagnostics For All Gets $3M from Gates, UK" more

February 2011

Start-Up, "Diagnostics For All Set To Take The Field For Clinical Trials" more

December 21, 2010

New York Times, "Five Years In, Gauging Impact Of Gates Grants" more

October 19, 2010

MIT Tech Review, "Cheap Electronics on Paper Diagnostic Chips" more

October 3, 2010, "The Boston Area's Top 15 Innovators" more

August 18, 2010

Mass High Tech, "Out-of-the-ordinary life science ideas offer potential business success" more

August 10, 2010

Mass High Tech, "Startup Watch: Five you should follow" more

July 08, 2010

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, "The Nonprofit 'Diagnostics For All' Provides a Lesson For Us All" more

July / August 2010

PharmaVOICE, "Thriving On Change" more

June 11, 2010

Technology Review, "A Paper Test for Liver Damage" more

May 11, 2010, "Diagnostics For All gets Gates foundation grant" more

April 22, 2010

Bloomberg TV, "Innovators: Medicine" more

March 14, 2010

Boston Globe, "Medical diagnostics can be the tools for change" by Robert Weisman more

March 5, 2010

Xconomy / Boston, "Una Ryan Searching for Riches to Deliver Inexpensive Diagnostics to the Poor" by Ryan McBride. more

February 25, 2010, "Phones, paper 'chips' may fight disease" by John D. Sutter. more

May 17, 2009

Fast Company, "100 Most Creative People In Business"

May 14, 2009

The Guardian (UK), "Microfluidic paper passes the litmus test" by Michael Pollitt. more

April 16, 2009

The Economist, "Fantastic Voyage: Technology is making healthcare more portable, precise and personal". more

March / April 2009

Technology Review, "TR10: Paper Diagnostics, George Whitesides has created a cheap, easy-to-use diagnostic test out of paper" by Kristina Grifantini. more

March 16, 2009

Chemical & Engineering News, "Making Diagnostics Affordable: Nonprofits and academics work toward tests that meet the needs of the developing world" by Celia Arnaud. more

January / February 2009

Association of University Technology Managers, "Better World Report" by Publication Editors. download

December 22, 2008, "Nonprofit Company Develops Diagnostics for Developing World: Company’s unique business model could revolutionize medical diagnostics" by Daniel Gorelick. more

December 15, 2008

The New York Times, "Observatory: A Cheap Diagnostic Tool From Paper and Tape" by Henry Fountain. more

June 2, 2008

Xconomy / Boston, "Nonprofit Startups a Nonstarter? Non True" by Carmichael Roberts. more