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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 June, 2020.

  1. Quantitative C-arm Fluoroscopy- Prostate Brachytherapy

    SBC: BURDETTE MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prostate cancer continues to be a significant health problem, both domestically and worldwide. Numerous studies have demonstrated the efficacy and safety of transperineal prostate brachytherapy in the therapy of prostate cancer. The success of brachytherapy chiefly depends on our ability to intra-operatively tailor the radiation dose to the patient's individual ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Moderation training application for drinkers

    SBC: BEHAVIOR THERAPY ASSOCIATES, LLP            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goals of this project are to develop, evaluate, and disseminate an Internet (web) application, Moderate Drinking (MD). MD will use a behavioral self-control training (BSCT) protocol that helps drinkers learn skills to either moderate their drinking or to abstain. The target population is members of the self-help organization, Moderation Management (MM) and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A FPGA-based Real-Time Volume Rendering System

    SBC: BIO-IMAGING RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project involves the research and development of a real-time FPGA-based volume rendering system. Medical radiologists face a data overload crisis that is getting worse with each year. This crisis is caused by ongoing advances in diagnostic imaging technologies (i.e. CT, MR and ultrasound) that produce more images ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Rapid assessment of vascular grafts patency

    SBC: BIOMEDICAL ACOUSTICS RESEARCH COMPANY            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term objective of this project is the introduction of "smart stethoscope" technology to immediately, accurately, safely, easily and inexpensively detect blood vessel compromise using computerized analysis of vascular sounds. The specific goal of this project is to develop a device for surveillance of vascular bypass grafts, and renal hemodialysis acces ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Adherence Assessment for Supplements

    SBC: Icagen, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The use of dietary supplements has become increasingly popular in the US, and these supplements are not subject to stringent pre-marketing testing or post-marketing surveillance. More than a third of American adults report using some form of CAM, with total visits to CAM providers each year now exceeding those to primary-care physicians. An estimated 15 million ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Device for overground gait/balance training post-stroke

    SBC: Kinea Design, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Chicago PT is developing rehabilitation robotics to help clinicians provide more intensive functional retraining of overground walking, post-stroke. Chicago PT's concept is to build devices that work with the clinician rather than replacing the clinician, in order to retain the clinician's skilled manual connection with the patient in all its important aspects: ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Software to Facilitate DNA Cloning

    SBC: GSL BIOTECH, LLC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): DNA cloning, also known as gene splicing or recombinant DNA technology, is crucial for all aspects of biomedical and biotechnology research. For example, DNA cloning has been of central importance for sequencing the human genome, generating safer vaccines, identifying genes involved in cancer and many other diseases, and producing therapeutic drugs such as insu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Simulation-based Dental Training System

    SBC: IDEA INTERNATIONAL, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I SBIR proposal will yield a prototype of a fully synthetic simulation-based training system to teach proper assessment, diagnosis and treatment of incipient lesions and true dental caries. IDEA International, Inc., in conjunction with the Harvard Dental School and others with experience in the simulation and virtual environment business, will create ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Retinal Image Enhancement based on the Human Visual System

    SBC: Kestrel Corporation            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this project is to demonstrate a methodology for improving the quality of retinal images taken with standard fundus camera. Kestrel has developed a family of algorithms that perform image retinal enhancement through the implementation of a methods that are inspired from human visual system mechanisms. Standard retinal images often suffer from i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Urine Crystal Inhabition in Pediatric Nephrolithiasis

    SBC: LITHOLINK CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The scientific and commercial objective of the proposed research is to improve the medical prevention of kidney stones in children by developing new clinical assays that can predict the development of stones in children with nephrolithiasis and the syndrome of hematuria due to hypercalciuria. Currently available technology, consisting of routine urine chemistr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
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