In the world of infectious disease, quick and accurate diagnosis is key to effective treatment.  The recent outbreak of swine flu has brought the field of diagnostics to the forefront. In response to the outbreak, Dr. Jian Han, HudsonAlpha faculty investigator, developed a rapid response test for detecting swine flu that is already commercially available in a diagnostic panel that simultaneously helps physicians to diagnose other forms of flu if swine flu is not detected.  Swift and accurate diagnoses help enable swift and accurate treatments. Support the innovative technology needed to help diagnose life-threatening infectious diseases.