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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 September, 2020.

  1. Individualized Fatigue Management Program Technology for Trucking Operations

    SBC: PULSAR INFORMATICS, INC.            Topic: 091FM1

    Individual differences in vulnerability to sleep loss and fatigue from extended work hours and night work are a substantial problem in transportation work schedule development, fatigue risk management strategies, and prediction of performance impairment in real-world operations.  This project will deliver an individualized Fatigue Management Program (FMP) technology for trucking operations th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Transportation
  2. Novel Inhibitors of Latent Epstein Barr Virus Infection

    SBC: Vironika, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The product that will result from this SBIR program, proposed by Vironika and its consortium partner, The Wistar Institute, is a new (the first) small molecule drug candidate for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) latent infection, and its associated pathologies. EBV is a prevalent human herpesvirus that has been classified by the World Health Organization as a human car ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. ZigBee-Based System for Rapid and Efficient Communication and Emergency Response

    SBC: Touchtown Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Fast and effective communication is the key to minimizing confusion, anxiety, and casualties both during and after a public health emergency. The ability of emergency services personnel to relay clear instructions, part icularly to vulnerable populations, results in better understanding of the situation by the population and faster compliance with these instruc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. A Modulator of Innate Immunity for Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections

    SBC: THERIMUNEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The product that will result from this proposal will be a potent biological regulator of innate immunity, 1- peptidyl-2,3-diacylglyceride (PDAG), for use in the prevention of hospital-acquired (nosocomial) infections in highly-susceptible patient populations. Nosocomial infection is a rapidly growing cause of morbidity and mortality in U.S. hospitals and nosoc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Care monitor system to facilitate pressure ulcer prevention for the elderly

    SBC: AUGMENTECH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): To reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers, administrators of long term care facilities must identify which care processes need improvement and measure if their management interventions are effective. Currently, this is difficult because the reliability of care delivery is overestimated in patients' charts and medical records. Most of the physical body care of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. A Potential New Drug for Depression

    SBC: AZEVAN PHARMACEUTICALS INC            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A Potential New Drug for Depression, an active SBIR Phase IIa award. The requested funds will allow additional characterization studies of three newly discovered mixed vasopressin 1a/1b antagonists, studies that were not part of the original application. These experiments will accelerate preclinical development of the novel mixed antagonists by facilitating i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Hybrid Nanochannel Arrays for Single Molecule Linear Genome Analysis

    SBC: BIONANOMATRIX, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hybrid Nanochannel Arrays for Single Molecule Linear Genome Analysis Abstract The objective of this proposal is to develop a fully integrated nanofluidic device for single molecule analysis of long, linearized, native state genomic DNA. The project will result in a simple, disposable chip that will allow direct, fluorescent single molecule analysis of structura ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Precision Freehand Sculpting for Skull Base

    SBC: BLUE BELT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Skull base surgery is technically the most demanding of all of the neurosurgical procedures because of the intertwining of the hard, thick skull and delicate neural and vascular structures. A safer, quicker and more precise way to remove the bony skull base will not only decrease demand on the surgeon, but will also serve to equalize the experience differential ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Transporter Knockdowns for In Vitro Drug Interaction Monitoring

    SBC: ABSORPTION SYSTEMS LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In vitro assays that reliably correlate with observed clinical drug-drug interactions (DDIs) facilitate drug development and safety testing and reduce reliance on animal testing. One important mechanism of DDI is the in teraction of drugs with transport proteins in various tissues, including intestine, kidney, liver, brain and placenta. The human intestinal cel ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Trial of Video Series to Enhance Coparenting

    SBC: COMMUNITY STRATEGIES            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will test a preventive intervention home-study product targeting first-time parents during and after pregnancy. The product is a series of 12 psycho- educational video modules which introduce couples to the importance of positive coparenting support, and assist couples in developing communication and problem- solving skills in the context o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human Services
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