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SPECTRAL INTERFEROMETRY FOR IN VIVO IMAGING

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
60237
Program Year/Program:
2002 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
HL069108
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Southwest Sciences, Inc.
1570 Pacheco Street Suite E-11 Santa Fe, NM 87505-3993
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2002
Title: SPECTRAL INTERFEROMETRY FOR IN VIVO IMAGING
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1R43HL069108-01
Award Amount: $101,383.00
 

Abstract:

DESCRIPTION (Provided by Applicant): A rapid, high resolution optical imaging method for important clinical and biomedical research problems will be developed. The method can be easily used with fiber optics and can be incorporated into endoscopes, catheters and similar devices for in vivo applications. Phase I will demonstrate the feasibility of this method for cross-sectional imaging in tissue. Long term objectives are the development, in Phase II, of a fiber optic imaging spectral interferometer capable of high speed, video rate imaging for resolving tissue microstructures and the commercial development of clinically useful instruments for in vivo imaging. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: This technology has commercial potential as an in vivo, fiber optic, imaging method that can be applied to a variety of clinical needs including monitoring of tissue response to drugs or radiation exposure, detection of cancerous and precancerous tissues, imaging of venous and arterial structures, imaging of ocular pathologies and surgical guidance.

Principal Investigator:

Kristen A. Peterson
5059841322
PETERSON@SWSCIENCES.COM

Business Contact:


5059841322
ASTANTON@SWSCIENCE.COM
Small Business Information at Submission:

SOUTHWEST SCIENCES, INC.
SOUTHWEST SCIENCES, INC. 1570 PACHECO ST, STE E-11 SANTA FE, NM 87505

EIN/Tax ID: 850340320
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No