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STEP Ukraine 2017 Finalist: Cardiomo, Ready for Official Product Release in 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Cardiomo, a CRDF Global STEP Ukraine 2017 finalist, is making strides in the wearable technology market.  Cardiomo, led by founders Ksenia Belkina, CEO and Roman Belkin, CTO, created a small health monitoring device, not much bigger than a flash drive, that adheres to the user’s chest.  The device they created, like most wearable technology, connects to an app.  The Cardiomo...

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Building Nuclear Forensics Capacity in Armenia

Friday, September 15, 2017

“Nuclear terrorism” is among the most fear-inducing phrases one can hear or read. Both print and electronic media are saturated with news articles, think tank analyses, and opinion pieces discussing the threat posed by, and the potential impact of, a nuclear device falling into the hands of a non-state actor.Garnering less press, however, is the much more likely event of an incident...

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Global Engagement for Cancer Research: Breaking Barriers, Inspiring Generations and Saving Lives

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Breast cancer has been recognized as a major global health problem. In 2010 the disease killed 68,000 women aged 15-49 years old in low-and middle-income countries, compared to 26,000 in developed countries; and mortality from this disease is increasing annually. With the aggressive manifestation of breast cancer among women in low-and middle-income countries, scientists around the world are...

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