• When
    red blood cells
    (RBC) are damaged, we can tell how much.

    Many things can affect RBC membrane health—devices, drugs, blood storage, pathologies—in addition to natural cell variability.
    We measure it all.

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  • Traditional
    RED BLOOD CELL

    hemolysis
  • We measure
    RED BLOOD CELL

    mechanical fragility
  • Comprehensive
    RED BLOOD CELL

    profiles
  • Causes of
    RED BLOOD CELL

    damage

Technology

Combining controlled RBC shearing and efficient hemolysis measurement.

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Products

Developing blood analysis systems for industry, academia, and medicine.

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Services

Helping product developers and clinical researchers understand blood damage.

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About Us

  • Company
  • News

Blaze is an early stage company in Ann Arbor, MI, developing technology to facilitate comprehensive and standardized assessment of blood cell properties– specifically for red blood cell (RBC) hemolysis and mechanical fragility. Blaze’s testing services and products offer profiling of RBC mechanical fragility for various applications. Blaze collaborates with leading institutions to study ways of evaluating blood damage caused or treated by various medical products or being a result of disease or storage.

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Advantages

  • Proprietary technology to measure RBC hemolysis and fragility
  • Comprehensive fragility profiling to characterize RBC health
  • Testing available on a service basis, with systems in development
  • Immediate utility in assessing drug/device safety and drug efficacy
  • Clinical potential for technology in blood banking and diagnostics