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Infection Inhibiting Urinary Catheter Material

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
29361
Program Year/Program:
1995 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
29361
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
WHALEN BIOMEDICAL, INC
11 MILLER ST SOMERVILLE, MA 02143-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1995
Title: Infection Inhibiting Urinary Catheter Material
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1 R43 DK46210-01A3,
Award Amount: $72,250.00
 

Abstract:

We will develop a new urinary catheter material incorporating an antimicrobial agent that will be rbacteriostatic levels for up to 30 days in a sustained, controlled manner. This will significantly rorganisms associated with Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), the most common nosocomial infection relateindwelling catheters and a major contributor to the cost of patient care. The release of an antimicrcatheter may reduce bacterial adherence to the surface of the catheter and inhibit growth in the surof bacterial counts in the urethra should also reduce catheter encrustation. Two antibacterial agentmedical grade silicone rubber in a range of concentrations. The result of this testing should lead tantibacterial release material system suitable for the construction of an infection resistant indwel

Principal Investigator:

Mark Bowen
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Whalen Biomedical, Inc.
5 Howland Street Cambridge, MA 02138

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