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Andrew I. Brooks
Born (1969-02-10)February 10, 1969
Died January 23, 2021(2021-01-23) (aged 51)
Education
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine (PhD)
Known for
  • First FDA approved COVID-19 saliva-based/home-use test
Spouse(s) Jill Brooks
Children 3
Scientific career
Fields Molecular neuroscience
Institutions
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • RUCDR Infinite Biologics

Andrew Ira Brooks (February 10, 1969 – January 23, 2021) was an American immunologist, academic, and businessman. He was an associate research professor at Rutgers University. He created the first FDA-approved rapid saliva test for COVID-19 diagnosis.

Brooks died on January 23, 2021 from a heart attack in New York City, aged 51.

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