Name of Company: Cue
Location: San Diego, CA
What it Does: The company has developed an at-home testing device that can run several tests including influenze, testosterone levels and inflammation. All patients have to do is insert the approrpiate test cartridge into the device and then add their sample. In a few minutes, the results are available on a companion app.
Cue recently announced a partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals to perform HIV viral load testing using its Lab-in-a-Box device in poorer, resource-starved parts of the world. This test shows the number of copies of HIV virus in patients's blood and other parts of their bodies.
Here's how Cue works: