All Posts

November 15, 2021
Protective Dye Methylene Blue Plus Light Proven to Inactivate "Hard-to-kill" Norovirus

Singletto's Dr. Lendvay contributed to a New MB Study

May 22, 2021
Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology Publishes Drs. Lendvay, Chen, et al. WHO-led DeMaND Study

The Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology medical journal has published the peer-reviewed DeMaND study. Singletto’s Dr. Tom Lendvay served as Lead Author.

May 20, 2021
Top Doctor 2021: Singletto’s Lendvay Named by Seattle Magazine

Dr. Thomas Lendvay, Singletto’s Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer was just named a “Top Doctor” by Seattle Magazine.

March 25, 2021
A Moral Obligation: Why the Former Providence President Wants Singletto Tech Out Now

Mike Butler spent over two decades in leadership at Providence Health, growing such from a $2 billion organization to $25 billion. Upon recently retiring, Mike knew he wanted to find ways to continue impacting the lives and health of others. Now at Singletto, Mike is on a mission to bring the novel Singletto technology to market – in healthcare and beyond. But, it’s not just a passion project … upon learning about the technology, Mike felt a moral obligation to get it in as many hands as possible. More with recently retired Providence Health President Mike Butler…

February 25, 2021
Hospital News: Light kills. SARS-CoV-2, That Is.

Singletto Advisor Dr. Belinda Heyne shares DeMaND study results on Hospital News.

February 12, 2021
CBC: This simple mix of dye and light could decontaminate masks for reuse

Dr. Belinda Heyne was recently featured in a CBC piece covering the DeMaND study’s findings and the life-giving potential of dye and light.

January 15, 2021
World Health Organization Updates COVID-19 PPE Guidelines to Include New Decontamination Method: Methylene Blue + Light

The World Health Organization (WHO) just added Methylene Blue and Light as a supported Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) decontamination method in the “Rational use of personal protective equipment for COVID-19 and considerations during severe shortages” interim guidelines.

January 14, 2021
From Ebola to SARS-CoV-2: Dr. Mores Recaps His Recent DRC Trip

Arbovirologist, professor, and GWU lab director Dr. Chris Mores has just returned from Africa, supporting local and international field teams in the fight against Ebola in the DRC. Though COVID-19 has taken center stage over the last year, it’s important to remember other deadly viruses haven’t taken a day off. More with Chris Mores on fighting pathogens around the world.

January 8, 2021
Light-Activated Dyes Explained by a Foremost Expert

After years of fundamental research on photosensitizers, Belinda Heyne, Ph.D, now applies concepts of photochemistry and photobiology to the fight against pathogens. Her expertise and her lab’s unique ability to measure singlet oxygen directly make her critically important to Singletto’s ongoing research efforts and technology development. More with expert Belinda Heyne.

December 18, 2020
Video: DeMaND Study on Virus Decontamination Explained

In collaboration with the WHO, CDC, and a consortium of labs around the world, Singletto founders Drs. Chen, Lendvay and Clark, conducted extensive research on the decontamination effects of the light-activated dye Methylene Blue on viruses, including SARS-CoV-2. The positive results of such study have been pre-published on medRxiv. Watch our video to learn more.

December 11, 2020
WHO DeMaND Study Shows New Way to Decontaminate AND Pre-Treat Masks

New standard for PPE decontamination discovered

December 10, 2020
WHO consortium’s DeMaND Study Finds that PPE can be Decontaminated by the Light-Activated Dye, Methylene Blue

WHO consortium finds Methylene Blue, a light-activated dye, inactivates SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic) on masks and PPE gear. DeMaND Study lead author and Singletto co-founder Dr. Thomas Lendvay explains more …

December 10, 2020
Dr. Chen explains Singletto technology and terms: Photodynamic Therapy (PDT), light-activated dyes, and singlet oxygen.

Photodynamic Therapy, light-activated dyes, and singlet oxygen explained. DeMaND Study co-author and Singletto co-founder Dr. James Chen explains the science behind Singletto’s new technologies.

December 9, 2020
Protect against COVID-19: Safe, simple, and effective PPE decontamination with light-activated dyes

We found answers to the greatest public health challenge of our lifetimes in nature’s most basic technologies: dye and light. The recent WHO DeMaND study concludes that light-activated dyes are an effective, low-cost decontamination method for PPE. Here’s why this can help us overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 18, 2020
We Need Simple, Effective Ways to Decontaminate Potentially COVID-Infected PPE—Now

A vaccine alone won’t save us from COVID-19. And while we wait, global PPE shortages and reuse are killing health and frontline workers. Here’s why we need a simple, effective way to decontaminate potentially infected PPE—now.

November 2, 2020
UW Medicine Newsroom: Researchers Seek Cost-Effective Way to Decontaminate PPE

Dr. Thomas Lenvay develops a method to decontaminate PPE using Methylene Blue and light.

September 15, 2020
James Chen and Thomas Lendvay in Mask Decontamination Study

Our founders join a study to decontaminate PPE for healthcare workers.

August 18, 2020
Why Singletto

We're excited about the potential of this technology.