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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. Nitric Oxide Breath Analyzer for Asthma Patients

    SBC: 2B TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this proposal we respond to the PHS 2005-2 Omnibus Solicitation's call for the development of diagnostic tools for "non-invasive methodologies for measuring airways inflammation in asthma." We propose to develop, test and evaluate a low cost, portable analyzer for the measurement of nitric oxide (NO) in human breath as an indicator of airway inflammation, es ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Field Portable Instrument for Iodide Analysis

    SBC: 2B TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary/Abstract: Iodide deficiency disorders (IDDs) have been identified by the World Health Organization as a serious global health problem affecting 740 million people in 130 countries. Iodine deficiency is t he most common cause of preventable brain damage, with nearly 50 million people suffering some degree of IDD-related brain damage. IDD is preve ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Technology Supports for Home Health Care Providers

    SBC: ABLELINK TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): For family caregivers, the lack of knowledge and understanding of how to handle the disabilities that seniors are now experiencing results in inadequate care. Due to the fragmentation of the current health care system and lack of funding, no one single entity is responsible for providing or coordinating training and support for family caregivers. Family caregi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. High resolution mapping of the Cochlear nerve using optical stimulation

    SBC: Aculight Corporation            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neural prosthetic devices are artificial extensions to the body that restore or supplement nervous system function that was lost during disease or injury. Particular success has been realized in the cochlear prostheses development. In contemporary cochlear implants, however, the injected electric current is spread widely along the scala tympani and across turns ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Development of an optical brain/nerve stimulator

    SBC: Aculight Corporation            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Development of an optical brain/nerve stimulator Abstract In a novel technological breakthrough in neural stimulation, our collaborators at Vanderbilt University have developed a new modality that uses low intensity pulsed infrared laser light instead of electrical energy to elicit compound nerve and muscle potentials. Optical stimulation can induce spatially p ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. A Bioactuator-Driven Ankle Dorsiflexor Unit

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A significant number of individuals in the U.S. are affected by diseases and injuries that give rise to a troublesome condition called foot drop. Diabetes mellitus, dysvascular diseases, peripheral neuropathies, and other conditions render some individuals unable to lift their foot effectively during their gait cycle, leaving them susceptible to falling or inju ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. A Low-Cost Upper-Extremity Prosthesis for Under-Served Populations

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Consistent with the current trend among products reaching the orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) marketplace, upper-extremity prostheses are becoming ever-more technologically sophisticated and expensive. There exists a population of disadvantaged amputees who, for diverse reasons, are unable to afford or benefit from these remarkable new assistive appliances; as ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Portable, rapid and user-friendly diagnostic system for chemical threat exposure

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Following a terrorist attack or accidental release of chemical threat agents, hundreds of potential victims may require testing and treatment. The critical need to test large numbers of people for exposure to chemical threat agents will overwhelm the capacity of the clinical and public health infrastructure. Many of the clinical and public health facilities la ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Rapid Determination of Homocysteine by Microchip CE-PAD

    SBC: ADVANCED MICROLABS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer in the United States and much of the Western world. Treatment of the disease costs billions of dollars each year and the costs continue to rise exponentially. Many strides have been made toward improving behavioral patterns that put people at risk, however there is still a need to develop methods to detect disease o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Microchip Assay for Serum Creatinine

    SBC: ADVANCED MICROLABS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Currently, an estimated 8 million Americans have substantial kidney impairment and this number is growing. More people die annually from kidney failure than from either colon cancer, breast cancer, or prostate cancer. Estimated medical and other economic costs of chronic kidney disease are expected to approach $28 billion annually by 2010, with an additional $9 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services

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