Paul LaBarre is a senior technical officer at PATH. His primary focus is accelerating a portfolio of novel technologies in HIV and malaria diagnostics appropriate for low-resource settings. He is also project director for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation–funded DIAMETER project and principle investigator for the NIH–funded non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification (NINA) platform development project. His background includes medical technology design for low resource settings, and prior to working in biotechnology, he served as a nuclear engineer officer in the United States Navy. He received a Master’s degree in Medical Engineering from the University of Washington.