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Supporting Health, Activities, Resources, and Education: The SHARE Program for ea

Company: FIT INTERACTIVE, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … prior work found: 1) early-stage IWDs often welcome and have the intellectual competence and willingness to participate actively in discussions about their disease and plan for the future, and 2) CGs have a better understanding of care preferences and appropriate services and… more

Novel Manufacturing Processes for Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts

Company: HUMACYTE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … to NHLBI RFA HL-13-016, NHLBI SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies for Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders and Diseases (R44) . This RFA solicits work on basic, applied, and clinical research on all product and service… more

Mobile Motivation for Health Promotion Among Adolescents

Company: BODIMOJO, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … phone application, BodiMojo, for adolescents (ages 13-18). The product is designed to: (1) promote wellness,healthy eating and physical activity in adolescents through a mobile program that can be accessed via any cell phone or wireless device; and (2) develop a service… more

Web-based Tool for the Dissemination of Evidence-Based Interventions for ATOD Pre

Company: 3-C INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) use have been rigorously tested and shown to be efficacious. However, despite availability, evidence-based interventions (EBIs) for prevention of ATOD use are rarely adopted in everyday practice within school and community service settings… more

Remote-Access Data Enclave for HRS/PSID Analysis

Company: ACUMEN, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …vided by applicant): To enhance the utility of federally-funded surveys, Acumen-through a project entitled the Medicare/Medicaid Research Information Center (MedRIC)-has pursued adding individual-linked administrative data from the Centersfor Medicare and Medicaid Services… more

Targeting mutant KRAS for cancer therapy

Company: ALDERON BIOSCIENCES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …, attention deficit disorders, behavioral problems, stunted growth and other individual and societal problems. The result is significantly decreased health and well-being and increased education and healthcare costs. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has… more

Multi-modal Application for the Perception of Spaces (MAPS)

Company: Barron Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …, Virginia Commonwealth University Haptics Laboratory (leading assistive technology/tactile display researchers), Designing Digitally Inc. (web-based/mobile software experts), and the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (rehabilitation services/training… more

Coordinated Treatment of Addiction to Prescription Pain Medications

Company: CLINICAL TOOLS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … open and accurate communication and allow the patient and provider to work in tandem to treatopioid addiction. Via the functionality they can collect and communicate patient data, request information, and communicate plans. We will investigate integrating our service into an… more

A national screening test for hearing, administered by telephone.

Company: COMMUNICATION DISORDERS TECHNOLOGY, INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …cooperation with the Veterans Administration. This project will determine the kind and extent of marketing needed to insure substantial usage of the test and the kind and extent of follow-up needed to insure that those who fail it seek professional hearing services. In Year 1… more

Collection and Transport System for Increased Biospecimen Stability and Recovery

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … and bioterrorism agents. Accurate detection is dependent on sample type, collection time (after symptom onset), and specimen transport/storage. With the increased frequency of transport delays due to cost containment measures, consolidations, and shifting of services to… more

New Reagents for RNA-based Therapeutic Technologies

Company: GENOMEX Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …durable and effective antimicrobial catheter that can prevent or reduce CAUTI will save millions of dollars in healthcare cost and thousands of lives annually. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: A top priority of the Health and Human Services and the… more

Tools for Distance Delivery of an Evidence-based AD Family Caregiver Intervention

Company: HEALTHCARE INTERACTIVE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … receiving its benefits,including geographic distance; impediments to older adults leaving their homes; and travel considerations for counselors which make it impossible to provide the NYUCI. This innovative Fast Track application has massive implications for social service… more

Early detection of Alzheimer's (MCI stage): Analysis of plasma cell-free miRNA

Company: CENTER FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Service disengagement is one of the most pervasive and challenging problems currently facing America's mental health system. People in recovery have attributed their disengagement from care to having poor alliances withcare providers,… more

Reduction of Dietary Oxalate

Company: INDOOR BIOTECHNOLOGIES Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …for flagellin will be developed to measure environmental exposure to flagellin in US homes and public places. This will allow the role of flagellin as a biomarker for allergic responses to be investigated and resul in development of commercial assay kits and services for… more

A Clinical Decision Support Tool for Electronic Health Records

Company: INFLEXXION, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … and state treatment initiatives. However, despite extensive efforts to educate clinicians through training, the integration of EBPs into clinical settings continues to lag. EBPs are most likely to be implemented if information is available at the point of service. These… more

Inhibitors of Mycobacterial Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase B (mPTPB) for therapy of

Company: INXSOL, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): ExposureTrack is an innovative and necessary service that will support the at-risk worker population. inXsol LLC (inXsol) proposed to prototype, demonstrate and evaluate ExposureTrack as a smart phone-based tool equipping individual… more

Nuclease Probe Mediated Sequencing

Company: IRIS MEDIA, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … to reach as high as one in four by 2025 (Ortizand Pagan, 2009). More than 75% of these students speak Spanish as their native language. Native Spanish-speaking students who are classified as (ELL) have a high probability of being referred for special education services under… more

ADAPT Online: After Deployment Adaptive Parenting Tools

Company: IRIS MEDIA, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …ect benefits from participation by scientists from the University of Minnesota's Department of Family Social Science, Oregon Social Learning Center, Department of Veteran Affairs, Department of Defense's National Center for Telehealth and Technology, and the Services… more

Computer-based Female Condom Education and Training for African American Women

Company: ISA ASSOCIATES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … delivered with perfect fidelity. Utilizing these strategies, we hope to develop the first female condom EBI that is that is effective, provider-responsive, and scalable. Phase I prototype development will be informed by formative research with treatment service… more

Rapid Induction of Therapeutic Hypothermia

Company: KEY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … HEALTH RELEVANCE Cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the developed world. This project will develop and test a new device that will be able to quickly and safely cool the brain and body after a heart attack, which will be used by emergency medical services… more

An Open Source Digital Pathology System Supporting Multi-Touch Interaction

Company: Kitware Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …to quantify early anecdotal evidence that the digital pathology system is faster and provides better results in certain applications than conventional approaches using physical slides. Our goal is to establish widespread use of the system (server software) and/or service (web… more

Location-based Smartphone Technology to Guide College Students' Healthy Choices

Company: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … by providing them with as-you-need-it, location-based decision support technology will be led by researchers and multimedia developers at Klein Buendel, Inc. (KB) with the assistance of nutrition and physical activity consultants, university student health service professionals… more

Dramatic Improvements to the Doubly Labeled Water Technique by Measurement of 17O

Company: MARTINGALE RESEARCH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Improving statistical methods for clinical trials and observational studies that provide better inferences from categorical regression models would be invaluable to clinical science, epidemiology, and health services… more

SmartAPPT-Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Company: MetaMedia Training International, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … and safe choices regarding their sexuality. SmartAPPT seeks to develop a mobile phone application that makes access to such information convenient, easily accessible, and guide the user to appropriate contraception options and clinic locations where to get services.… more

Developmental Disabilities Dentistry Online

Company: PRAXIS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …fts University School of Dental Medicine to develop and test the program through a host of systematic formative and summative evaluation methods. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE The proposed project and the resulting product will directly benefit dentists who provide services… more