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Company Information:

Company Name: MERIDIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, LLC
City: WOOLWICH
State: ME
Zip+4: 04579
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 $1,323,360.00 21
SBIR Phase II $7,167,297.00 13

Award List:

EARLY DETECTION OF EXTRAVASATION OF INTRAVENOUS CYTOTOXIC DR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

THE PROPOSED PROGRAM FOR MONITORING BODY TEMPERATUE UTILIZES PASSIVE, NONINVASIVE MICROWAVE RADIOMETRY TO MEASURE AND MONITOR CORE TEMPERATURE.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth l carr
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed program for monitoring body temperatue utilizes passive, noninvasive microwave radiometry to measure and monitor core temperature. a microwave radiometer - a sensitive microwave receiver - allows the measurement of natural electromagnetic emission from the body at microwave frequencies.… More

EARLY DETECTION OF EXTRAVASATION OF INTRAVENOUS CYTOTOXIC DR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
Intravenous, or intra-arterial, administration of liquids such as oncotherapeutic drugs commonly uses a hollow needle or catheter inserted into a superficial artery or vein. however, patient movements may dislodge the needle/catheter from the vein or artery, permitting an accumulation of liquid in… More

IN-LINE MICROWAVE WARMER FOR BLOOD AND INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard S Grabowy
Award Amount: $53,783.00

MICROWAVE DEVICE FOR BLOOD WARMING AND TEMPERATURE CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard S Grabowy
Award Amount: $50,000.00

MICROWAVE STERILIZER FOR CAPD STERILIZER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Acute or chronic failure of the kidneys results in rapid death unless normal kidney function is replaced by dialysis.dialysis purifies the blood in a selective way, removing toxic substances via a semi-permeable membrane, or filter. hemodialysis employs an artificial extracorporeal membrane which… More

OPTIMIZING MICROWAVE SCANNING TO DETECT BREAST CANCER

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

IN-LINE MICROWAVE WARMER FOR BLOOD AND INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Richard S Grabowy
Award Amount: $450,854.00
Abstract:
Hypovolemic shock, secondary to traumatic exsanguination, is the most common cause of death in severely injured soliders. treatment of hypovolemic shock and attendant hypothermia is the subject of the study proposed here. to address the problem of hypothermia and its associated coagulopathy and… More

MICROWAVE DEVICE FOR BLOOD WARMING AND TEMPERATURE CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard S Grabowy
Award Amount: $430,368.00
Abstract:
It is estimated that almost 75,000 persons will die each year of acute respiratory insufficiency caused by lung disease. to address this problem, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ecmo) is used to provide external pumping and membrane oxygenation to assist the weakened or failing heart. heat… More

OPTIMIZING MICROWAVE SCANNING TO DETECT BREAST CANCER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The use of a microwave based system with a single antenna and radiometer to detect thermal anomalies in the breast has been investigated in several clinical studies. we are now developing a multiple antenna system, based upon the results of these initial studies, to provide greater resolution and… More

MICROWAVE DEVICE FOR MYOCARDIAL ABLATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Carr, Kenneth L , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,841.00
Abstract:
The goal of the program is to develop a device for myocardial ablation using microwave heating. the device, consisting of a microprocessor-controlled solid-state microwave energy source at 915 mhz, can deliver localized heating of tissue to create ablation with a small transducer or antenna. the… More

MICROWAVE DEVICE FOR DETECTING AIR EMBOLI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Grabowy, Richard S , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,167.00

Microwave Sterilizer for CAPD Connector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

MICROWAVE DEVICE FOR DETECTING AIR EMBOLI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Grabowy, Richard S , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Accidents involving the introduction of air emboli in the coronary or cerebral circulation paths through cardiotomy or pump oxygenator procedures can result in devastating injury. we will develop a non-invasive mechanism for quickly and accurately detecting the presence of air emboli in the infusion… More

Early Detectionof Neonatal and Pediatric Extravasations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $49,844.00
Abstract:
The research is intended to address the problem of extravasation events in the neonatal and pediatric patient population. Extravasations of intravenous fluids in children can have serious consequences when gross extravasations occur. Skin necrosis can occur which may require treatment with skin… More

Microwave Device for Myocardial Ablation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $34,704.00

Microwave Sterilizer for CAPD Connector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $577,000.00

Microwave Device for Myocardial Ablation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Cancer of the prostate is the second most lethal cancer in American men, primarily affecting individuals over the age of 50. The number of men at risk for this disease is growing rapidly as the population ages. This research is intended to introduce and evaluate Passive Microwave Radiometry (PMR)… More

Controlled intracavitary prostate cancer hyperthermia

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Carr
Award Amount: $99,212.00

Controlled intracavitary prostate cancer hyperthermia

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Carr
Award Amount: $733,592.00
Abstract:
This proposal defines the development and evaluation of a dedicated microwave device for rapid, autstandardized fixation of tissue biopsies for histopathological examination. Microwave energy is useddilute aldehyde or salt solutions to produce fixation results that are equal in quality to chemicalto… More

VIRUS INACTIVATION IN BLOOD USING MICROWAVE HEATING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,680.00

THERMAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HUMAN BREAST TUMORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Carr, kenneth l
Award Amount: $94,515.00

Early Detection of Neonatal & Pediatric Extravasations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $699,179.00

THERMAL CHARACTERIZATION OF HUMAN BREAST TUMORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Carr, kenneth l
Award Amount: $726,976.00

RAPID THAWING OF FROZEN BLOOD AND BLOOD COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $99,158.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $90,787.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $103,769.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $100,053.00

MICROWAVE RADIOMETRY AS AN ADJUNCT TO MAMMOGRAPHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from Applicant's Abstract): The long-term objective of this research is to improve breast cancer management by utilizing thermal information as an adjunct to mammography to aid in clinical decisions when confronted with equivocal mammograms. … More

MICROWAVE RADIOMETRY AS AN ADJUNCT TO MAMMOGRAPHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $100,660.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from Applicant's Abstract): The long-term objective of this research is to improve breast cancer management by utilizing thermal information as an adjunct to mammography to aid in clinical decisions when confronted with equivocal mammograms. … More

MICROWAVE RADIOMETRY AS AN ADJUNCT TO MAMMOGRAPHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from Applicant's Abstract): The long-term objective of this research is to improve breast cancer management by utilizing thermal information as an adjunct to mammography to aid in clinical decisions when confronted with equivocal mammograms. … More

MICROWAVE RADIOMETRY AS AN ADJUNCT TO MAMMOGRAPHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $712,977.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from Applicant's Abstract): The long-term objective of this research is to improve breast cancer management by utilizing thermal information as an adjunct to mammography to aid in clinical decisions when confronted with equivocal mammograms. … More

BRAIN TEMPERATURE MONITORING IN NEONATES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $98,847.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) represents a serious problem in newborns, occurring in 3-9 of every 1000 term infants, with about half of these HIE babies dying or suffering life-long severe handicaps, such as mental retardation or cerebral palsy. Current… More

BRAIN TEMPERATURE MONITORING IN NEONATES (PHASE II)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kenneth L. Carr
Award Amount: $735,691.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) represents a serious problem in newborns, occurring in 3-9 of every 1,000 term infants, with about half of these HIE babies dying or suffering life-long severe handicaps, such as me ntal retardation or cerebral palsy. Current… More