Scripps Institute launches DETECT, a research study for the rapid detection of viral outbreaks leveraging digital biomarkers

March 25, 2020
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by Danielle Bradnan
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The study is not only timely but also groundbreaking in that it is device-agnostic and driving a pool of data notably not siloed by device manufacturers. The study will run for two years, which roughly aligns with projections for vaccine availability for COVID-19, and will be important not only for early front-line detection leading up to a vaccine being available to the public but also for population health management after the current crisis has passed. Clients should be looking to partner with companies running similar studies for digital biomarkers, such as Oura, to play a key role in this evolving global situation and, just as importantly, to keep a relevant place in the healthcare conversation after it is over.

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