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SCINTILLATOR CRYSTALS FOR IMPROVED PET

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
16396
Program Year/Program:
1991 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
16396
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
CRYSTAL RESEARCH
9112 TUCKER RD SE OLYMPIA, WA 98513
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1991
Title: SCINTILLATOR CRYSTALS FOR IMPROVED PET
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $41,160.00
 

Abstract:

THIS GRANT CONCERNS THE SEARCH FOR, EVALUATION OF, AND COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION OF IMPROVED SCINTILLATOR CRYSTALS FOR POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY (PET) ARRAYS FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH AND THE DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. IT IS INTENDED TO COMPLEMENT AND AUGMENT AN EXISTING PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE NCI GRANT (R01 CA48002: "SEARCH FOR ULTRAFAST, HEAVY-ATOM SCINTILLATORS") CURRENTLY IN PROGRESS AT THE LAWRENCE BERKELEY LABORATORY AND ALL PHASE I ACTIVITIES WILL BE CARRIED OUT IN COLLABORATION WITH LBL. PHASE I GOALS ARE (1) USE OF CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC AND EXPERIMENTAL SEARCH STRATEGIES TO IDENTIFY THE MOST LIKELY CANDIDATE MATERIALS, (2) EVALUATION OF TECHNIQUES FOR LARGE-SCALE GROWTH OF CRYSTALS OF PROMISING CANDIDATE MATERIALS, AND (3) ACQUISITION AND/OR SYNTHESIS OF CRYSTALS AND/OR POLYCRYSTALLINE SAMPLES OF THE BEST CANDIDATE MATERIALS FOR EVALUATION BY LBL. PHASE II AIMS WILL BE (4) OPTIMIZATION AND EXHAUSTIVE TESTING OF THE MOST PROMISING CANDIDATE MATERIALS, AND (5) THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL PROCESSES FOR THE GROWTH OF THESE CRYSTALS. THE ULTIMATE PHASE III OBJECTIVE IS THE COMMERCIAL GROWTH AND DISTRIBUTION OF OPTIMAL PET SCINTILLATOR CRYSTALS FOR PET MEDICAL RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSIS SYSTEMS.

Principal Investigator:

Shlichta, Paul J
Principal Investigator
2138310760

Business Contact:

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Small Business Information at Submission:

Crystal Research
1441 Sunnyside Terrace San Pedro, CA 90732

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