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Company Information:

Company Name: INFRASCAN, INC.
City: PHILADELPHIA
State: PA
Zip+4: 19104
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $930,862.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,270,028.00 6
STTR Phase I $141,382.00 2
STTR Phase II $557,923.00 1

Award List:

SPECTROSCOPY OF BRAIN ENERGY STATE AND OXYGEN DELIVERY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

SPECTROSCOPY OF BRAIN ENERGY STATE AND OXYGEN DELIVERY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The concurrent evaluation of brain energy state and oxygen delivery provides a unique approach to "early warning" of hypoxic/ischemic stress. near infrared spectroscopy of oxygen delivery by hemoglobin gives an approximation to the oxygenation of the capillary bed of thecortical layers of the… More

TIME-RESOLVED SPECTROSCOPY BY AMPLITUDE MODULATION INDEX

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Mao-zhu Zhang
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The use of phase modulation in recording the time constant for the decay of the photons exiting from human organs such as the brain and limbs has led to the development of severalsuccessful devices in which precise control of oscillator frequencies has resulted in photon migration measurements… More

CONSTRUCTION OF A 200-MHZ PHASE MODULATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Victor Legallais
Award Amount: $50,000.00

CONSTRUCTION OF A 200-MHZ PHASE MODULATION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Victor Legallais
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Continuous near-red light spectroscopy for early warning of hypoxic/ischemic stress has the great advantage of simplicity and efficacy as a trend indicator, on the one hand, and time-resolved spectroscopic techniques in the picosecond/nanosecond regions give the exact pathlength traveled by the… More

A LOW COST PORTABLE SLEEP APNEA MONITORING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Christopher R Albani
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Sleep apnea has been deemed a serious national health problem. devices are needed to effectively screen for this disorder. as such, there is an urgent need for low cost, effectivemethods for evaluating and screening for sleep-related disorders. dysfunctions such as apnea often lead to critical… More

A PORTABLE TIME RESOLVED SPECTROMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hanli Liu
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Bedside, emergency room, icu and routine patient examinations require user-friendly instrumentation. a portable time resolved spectrometer will be used for the purpose of measuring absorption and scattering co-efficients in subject tissue. the device employs principles and approximates the… More

Electro-Optical Scanner to Detect Brain Inhomogeneities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hanli Liu
Award Amount: $78,750.00
Abstract:
Our contract will carry out the development of one-dimensional electro-optical scanner for thelocalization of heterogeneities, and the performance evaluation and improvement of the instrumentationusing experimental brain models. The electro-optical scanner would have immediate application to thefast… More

Timeshared Differential Pathlenght Spectrophotometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William Thayer
Award Amount: $73,375.00
Abstract:
This contract will design a time-shared three wavelength phase modulation spectrophotometerto provide differential path length information directly, thereby eliminating the need for optical benchcalibration. The instrument will employ a synchronous electronic switching circuit to… More

Model to Calibrate Near Infrared Spectrophotometers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William Thayer
Award Amount: $78,750.00
Abstract:
Our research will develop a dynamic in vitro model of the neonatal brain for calibration,refinement, and testing of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) instruments. The model will be a solidconstruct containing a microvascular network that will be perfused with human blood. Hemoglobinoxygen saturation… More

Electrooptical Scanner for the Brain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hanli Liu
Award Amount: $422,320.00
Abstract:
A phased array near infrared Electro-Optical Scanner has been developed and tested in brain modelsSBIR Phase I contract. The instrument can detect anomalies of absorption with high pointing accuracydimensions. This contract award supports the following Phase II objectives: 1) test and refine a… More

Time Shared Differential Pathlength

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William Thayer
Award Amount: $373,389.00
Abstract:
Our project supports a research study to design a time-shared three wavelength phase modulationspectrophotometer to directly provide differential path length information thereby eliminating the ncalibration. This follow-on SBIR Phase II contract award supports the following objectives: 1) refinfor… More

Spectrophotometric Evaluation of Vasculogenic Impotence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William Thayer
Award Amount: $99,995.00

Spectrophotometric Evaluation of Vasculogenic Impotence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William Thayer
Award Amount: $724,319.00
Abstract:
This is a resubmission of a previous proposal in which the researchers plan to design and constructnear-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) instrument for use in urological evaluation of male impotence. Thetested for its usefulness in the diagnosis of impotence arising from vascular causes. The thesis… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Principal Investigator: Charles Kurth, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $141,382.00
RI Contact: N/A

FREQUENCY DOMAIN CEREBRAL OXIMETER FOR PEDIATRICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
Principal Investigator: Dean C. Kurth
Award Amount: $557,923.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
Brain damage from hypoxia-ischemia represents a major health problem in pediatrics. At present, no method exists in clinical care to diagnose cerebral hypoxia-ischemia in real-time at the bedside, thereby limiting prevention and treatment of the brain damage. Near infrared spectroscopy (cerebral… More

Portable Near Infrared Technology for Detection of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Operational Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Baruh B. Dor, President
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
In the battlefield setting, it is necessary to triage patients with severe injuries. With both open and closed head injuries, the most important factor determining whether or not a patient requires emergency surgery, is the presence of an intracranial mass lesion. CT scanning is the gold standard… More

Portable Near-Infrared Technology for Detection of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Operational Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Baruh B. Dor, President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
In the battlefield setting, it is necessary to triage patients with severe injuries. With both open and closed head injuries, the most important factor determining whether or not a patient requires emergent surgery, is the presence of an intracranial mass lesion. CT scanning is the gold standard for… More

Simultaneous EEG Acquisition and Portable Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Recognition of Traumatic Brain Injury Severity and Outcome Assessments in Far-Forward Military Medical Care

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Baruh Ben-Dor, President and CEO
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
In the battlefield setting, it is necessary to triage patients with severe injuries. With both open and closed head injuries, the most important factor determining whether or not a patient requires emergency surgery, is the presence of an intracranial mass lesion. CT scanning is the gold standard… More

Portable Near Infrared Spectroscopy for guiding in-the-field Resuscitation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Baruch Bendor
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Circulatory, hypoxemic or traumatic arrest is a significant public health problem cutting across age, race, and gender. A key obstacle for contemporary treatment strategies is the acutely limited time window for effecti ve treatment. Beyond ten minutes after… More