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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Silver coatings to combat catheter associated infections

    SBC: ACRYMED, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract Indwelling catheterization is a leading cause of nosocomial infections that present an enormous drain of health care funding in the US. Clinical infections associated with urinary catheterization have been estimated to add more than $1000 to patient care. Those that occur with central venous catheterization escalate the cost to between $35,000 and $50, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. High-throughput Prediction of Compound Tissue Distribution

    SBC: ANALYTICAL BIOLOGICAL SERVICES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of the proposed research is to develop tools for the prediction of the distribution of drug compounds in the human body. There is currently no experimental high throughput screening (HTS) method for determining compound tissue distribution. A drug compound's propensity to be taken up by different tissues and organs affects whether it will reach its acti ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Open, Flexible Platform for CAM Adherence Monitoring and Mind-Body Investigations

    SBC: AMES TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are very few proven biological markers to support complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) adherence investigations. Most tools currently available to CAM investigators are oriented to bio-feedback techniques and of little proven efficacy for use in quantitative research investigations. To support their work, CAM investigators need tools and technolog ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Improved Dehydration Process for Pharmaceutical Synthesis

    SBC: COMPACT MEMBRANE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Most pharmaceutical synthesis involve condensation or dehydration reactions at some point in the process that generates water as a by-product. This water must be removed since (1) water is often not a desirable component of the finished product, (2) water limits conversion to final product, and (3) water generated slows the reaction rate. Many Pharmaceuticals h ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Conductivity Analysis for Improved High-Resolution EEG

    SBC: Electrical Geodesics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Electroencephalography (EEG) is an indispensable neurological diagnostic tool in terms of fast time scale, portability, and cost efficiency. Improved spatial resolution of EEG measures would greatly benefit clinical and research applications, including stroke, epilepsy, and cognitive studies. Dense-array EEG recordings can be used to localize cortical function ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Healthy Lifestyle: Family Based Intervention Overweight

    SBC: IRIS MEDIA INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The problem of overweight children has many adverse medical and psychological effects and is of growing concern in the United States. To address this issue, we propose to develop parent education materials based on Social Learning Theory. The goal of this program is to increase parents' level of motivation and sense of self-efficacy in bringing about changes in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Online Youth Suicide Prevention: Skills for School Staff, Parents and Peers

    SBC: IRIS MEDIA INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Evidence suggests that 90 percent of adolescents with suicidal intentions give clear signals of their intent to others. Considering the large amount of time adolescents spend interacting with peers and school staff, school is the logical setting for prevention. In fact, over 25 percent of teachers surveyed indicate that they have been approached by teens at ri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. HELP: A Weight Loss Program for Adults with MR

    SBC: IRIS MEDIA INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Individuals with mental retardation (MR) experience an exceptionally high prevalence of health related problems. The incidence of obesity for people with MR is higher than the general population and is recognized as a major health problem. For overweight persons weight management is recommended; for individuals with MR this recommendation is critical. In the 19 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. IVES: On-going Positive Behavior Support for Teachers

    SBC: IRIS MEDIA INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to create an Interactive Video Email Service (IVES) that provides professional development training incorporating empirically validated behavioral techniques to give middle school teachers the knowledge and skills to help them improve their classroom behavior management skills. The Teacher-IVES program is an Internet-based service th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Parenting Through Divorce: Low-Cost, Innovative Training

    SBC: IRIS MEDIA INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Divorce is a serious public health problem. Over 50% of marriages end in divorce, generating family stressors that contribute to maladaptive child adjustment. Despite parents' key role in protecting children, many are ill prepared for the task. The evidence is clear that providing parents with quality divorce parent education can mitigate the negative effects ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human Services
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