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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. Palliative Care Provider Online Education in Evidence-Based Complementary Therapi

    SBC: Collinge And Associates, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Palliative care represents one of the most rapidly expanding sectors of health care. Its rapid growth has been accompanied by widespread needs for training of multidisciplinary personnel to work with the unique set of health issues specific to its population of patients - not only those at end-of-life, but also patients with long- term, incurable, chronic and d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Computerized System for Phonemic Awareness Intervention

    SBC: BIOSPEECH INC            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Phonemic awareness, defined as ... the ability to notice, think about, and work with the individual sounds in spoken words (National Institute for Literacy, 2000), is considered a necessary skill for literacy. The financial and quality-of-life costs of these impairments are significant, not only because of the link with reading difficulties and hence with fut ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Molded Hydrogel Tympanic Membrane Repair Constructs

    SBC: GRACE MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tympanic membrane perforations are commonly seen in otology practices and about 150,000 repair surgeries are performed each year in the United States. Current office-based procedures such as paper patch tympanoplasty are relatively ineffective or, like the irritant oil method, require multiple office visits. Surgical procedures including fascia and cartilag ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Smart adsorption system for removal of toxic, organic chemicals from drinking wat

    SBC: Chemica Technologies, Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): More than 100,000 synthetic chemicals are used in a variety of domestic, industrial, and agricultural applications, resulting in contamination of precious water with many harmful toxins. Various toxic organic chemicalsamong those have a potential to cause a number of serious health hazards, including cancer, other internal organ disorders, developmental and rep ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Polymer Roller for Production of Improved Braille and Tactile Graphics

    SBC: VIEW PLUS TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: NEI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The specific aim of this proposal is to determine if it is feasible to use a polymer-coated shaft in placed of a precision-machined roller die for the purposes of producing braille and tactile graphics. If successful, this project will result in the selection or development of an acceptable polymer to be used in commercial braille embossers. Using a polyme ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Development of an Atmospheric Plasma Applicator to Treat Chronic Wounds

    SBC: ADVANCED PLASMA PRODUCTS, INC.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Annually, 5 to 7 million Americans are treated for chronic wounds that arise from diabetes, lower extremity arterial disease, lower extremity venous disease and edema, and pressure ulcers, and traumatic injuries, including burns. There is a real need for new advanced technologies to treat chronic wounds since a significant number of these wounds do not heal aft ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Multimedia Program for Families Impacted by the Challenges of Childhood TBI

    SBC: Oregon Center For Applied Science, Inc            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is reported to be the leading cause of death and disability for children aged 1 to 19 in the United States. Each year in the United States, approximately 30,000 children and youth experiencesignificant disability from TBI as a result of collisions (i.e., automobile, motorcycle, and bicycle), falls, recreational injuries, and firearm ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Web-Based Universal Screening for Students at Risk for Serious Behavior Problems

    SBC: DESCHUTES RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Professionals in the field of school psychology, child mental Health and special education are well aware of the positive impact that early screening, intervention and prevention efforts can have in reducing later, disruptive behavior disorders among at-risk children. Public schools provide an ideal setting for the early application of universal screening proce ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Memory and Executive Skills in Youth with Learning Disorders

    SBC: Oregon Center For Applied Science, Inc            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In 2006 5.5% of school-aged children in the U.S. received special education for a learning disability. Learning disabilities provide a significant public health concern since school failure poses an enormous risk for the affected child. There is now general agreement that working memory functions play a key role in student's ability to learn. Working memor ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Meal Planning and Exercise Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

    SBC: DOUBLE S INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): People with intellectual disabilities (ID) have rates of obesity greater than the general population. They often have poor energy dense diets and tend to be inactive. This group also experiences a high prevalence of health related problems: cancer, diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular diseases. There is a pressing need for weight loss programs targeted to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Health and Human Services

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