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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. VASCULAR STAPLER

    SBC: ABIOMED, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DESIGN AND BUILD A STAPLER FOR PERFORMING END-TO-END AND END-TO-SIDE ANASTOMOSES ON MEDIUM TO LARGE VESSELS, AND FOR REPAIRING BLOOD VESSELS AND VASCULAR ANEURYSMS, AND TO DEVELOP A SURGICAL PROTOCOL FOR ITS USE. THE METHOD PROPOSED USES A SPECIAL STAPLER AND CONFIGURATION OF STAPLES WHICH MINIMIZESBLOOD CONTACT WITH THE STAPLES, DOES NOT RESTRICT THE FLOW OF BL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. ULTRAMINIATURE IMPLANTABLE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

    SBC: ABIOMED, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. A universal TET system for implanted life support systems

    SBC: ABIOMED, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate objective of this proposed program is the commercialization of a universal transcutaneous energy transfer (TET) system with a high performance implantable battery. This integrated power system will be adapt able to a host of next generation fully implantable mechanical circulatory support (MCS) systems. To date, fully implantable systems (i.e. the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Integration of Lumbar Extensor Muscle Strengthening with Ergonomic Seating

    SBC: ABOVE FITNESS PRODUCTS, LTD            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This grant proposes an innovative approach to prevent low back pain and injury associated with prolonged seating. Specifically, we propose to integrate lumbar extensor muscle strengthening with ergonomic task seating. By doing so, we will provide the public with a means to address two primary causes of low back pain and injury: 1) poor or prolonged seating po ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Novel Catheter for Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia

    SBC: Thermedical Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Ischemic ventricular tachycardia (VT) is a contributing cause to more than half of the 300,000 sudden cardiac deaths that occur annually in the United States. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) are the stand ard therapy but they are expensive the total cost of an ICD implant approaches 50,000 and the United States spends more than 2.2B on these im ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Demand Driven Healthcare Scheduling using Flexible Shifts and Monte Carlo Simulat

    SBC: ACME EXPRESS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The shortage of healthcare workers is accelerating. An longer-living, ageing population is demanding more medical service while healthcare worker retirements and high turnover is decreasing the worker pool. Shortages ca n be reduced or eliminated by scheduling only the number of staff needed to meet the hour-by-hour demand for medical service and using flexible ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Defining Therapeutic Potential of Clonal Stem Cell Populations using Targeted Nan

    SBC: OCATA THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Project Summary Embryonic stem cells offer considerable potential for cell replacement therapy where cells have been lost to injury or disease because of their capacity for continual self renewal and ability to differentiate into virtually any cell type or tissue. Currently, however the process by which human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) differentiate into various mature functional cell types is ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. iGenomeTM Software Platform Prototype for Individual Genetic Health Assessment

    SBC: 3RD MILLENNIUM, INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sufficient general clinical knowledge, DNA sequence technology and understanding of genetic mutations for over 2,600 human genes can support beginning the integration of individual genome sequence into clinical practic e for a number of medical specialties. With the 2007 deployment of novel DNA sequence technologies that permit cost-effective interrogation of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. FERRITE PARTICLES AS NMR IMAGING CONTRAST AGENTS

    SBC: ADVANCED MAGNETICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    AS PART OF A COLLABORATIVE EFFORT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY AT THE MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL, ADVANCED MAGNETICS INTENDS TO ASSESS THE POTENTIAL OF LIVER-TARGETED,FERRITE-BASED CONTRAST AGENTS TO ENHANCE THE POTENTIAL OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE (MR) IMAGING FOR DETECTION OF LIVER METASTASES USING A RAT TUMOR MODEL. ALTHOUGH MOST STUDIES WITH MR CONTRAST AGENTS HAVE INVOLVED ONLY IONS OR ION ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. HEPATOCYTE DIRECTED MAGNETIC RESONANCE CONTRAST AGENTS

    SBC: ADVANCED MAGNETICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
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