Supporting Solutions to some of the Biggest Problems in ID

Do you have an idea in Infectious Diseases? Audrey R. Odom John, MD, PhD, Chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh is the winner of the the inaugural IDea Incubator for her “Malaria Breathalyzer” diagnostic tool.

The prize money enabled her team to build a prototype to bridge the gap and secure $500,000 in National Institutes of Health funding to move the project forward with the goal of eventually using it to improve patient care. Consider applying to the 2020 IDea Incubator for a chance to win funding! Want to learn more? Visit