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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. AutoRegister: A system for enhancing the accuracy of tumor change detection

    SBC: CORTICOMETRICS LLC            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARY This project proposes to continue the development of AutoRegisterTMan integrated software based system for enhancing the accuracy of tumor change detectionThe intent of the system is to automate the alignment of a patient s brain scan with that of a prior scan such that subsequent offline tumor measurements do not have error introduced solely by differing slice orientationsWhile si ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Universal Multivariate Information Measures for Multisensor Inference (UMIMMI)

    SBC: Boston Fusion Corp.            Topic: AF16AT29

    The team of Boston Fusion Corp., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Syracuse University proposes Phase II of UMIMMI: Universal Multivariate Information Measures for Multisensor Inference, a research program that studies multivariate information measures and uses these to construct optimal, universal algorithms and to lay a framework for general multivariate reasoning. We can then appl ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Composites Fabricated from High Strength and High Modulus Carbon Fibers

    SBC: VURONYX TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: AF16AT27

    In Phase 2 project, Vuronyx Technologies in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology, will further optimize the composite panels using high strength and high modulus carbon fibers synthesized from polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursors, and utilize them for aerospace related components.Results in Phase 1 demonstrated the high strength and modulus of the fibers, higher than anything available ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Novel Polymer-Derived Carbide and Boride Refractory Ceramics

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF16AT26

    Triton is proposing to continue developing a family of preceramic materials and formulations that will produce group 4 (Zr and Hf) carbides and carbide/boride mixtures in good yield. The target yield for the program is 60 vol%. These materials will be used in a polymer infiltration and pyrolysis process to produce ultrahigh temperature ceramic matrices in ceramic matrix composites useful for hyper ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Drug eluting Brachytherapy Implants for Chemo radiation Therapy

    SBC: TheraNano LLC            Topic: 102

    Prostate cancer PCa is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men with deaths and new cases estimated in the US in Radiation therapy is one of the standard therapies for high and intermediate risk patients and is a non surgical therapy option for low risk patients A combined chemo radiation therapy CRT approach has been shown in several trials to improve s ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Neuro Optical Diagnostic System for Macular Degeneration

    SBC: NEUROFIELDZ INC.            Topic: NIA

    Age related macular degeneration AMD causes progressive loss of central vision and is the leading cause of blindness in the developed world A major challenge in the development of effective treatments for AMD is the lack of sensitive practical visual function endpoints People with AMD manifest delayed dark adaptation DA recovery and DA tests are a FDA approved method for diagnosing AMD Cu ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Therapeutic game based exercise during hemodialysis to improve balance and mobility

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    Abstract Chronic kidney disease CKD disproportionately impacts older adults Balance mobility and falls are serious problems for CKD patients due to associated peripheral neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease which also contribute to foot ulcers and other foot problems in this population Among older adults these problems are often compounded by other comorbid conditions leaving older ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of Alkontrol herbal for Treating Alcohol Abuse

    SBC: NATURAL PHARMACIA INTERNATIONAL, INC.            Topic: 350

    This application for a Fast Track STTR award represents a collaboration between Natural Pharmacia InternationalIncNPIand McLean Hospital to initiate steps toward commercializing a isoflavone botanical product for treating alcoholismExcessive use of alcohol accounts for much of the public health burden related to alcohol use disordersincluding fetal alcohol syndromefatal motor crashesaccidents and ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Online Practitioner Training in Behavioral Intervention in Autism Skill Training Using an Interactive Simulated Child

    SBC: Praxis            Topic: 104

    Project Summary Autism Spectrum Disorder ASD is a complex neurological disorder that typically appears before the age of three and immediately and profoundly affects a young childandapos s ability to communicate develop language form social relationships and respond appropriately to environmental cues Behavioral intervention is a consensus andquot best practiceandquot scientific treatment me ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Quantitative Non Invasive Brain Imaging using Magnetic Nanoparticles

    SBC: TheraNano LLC            Topic: NIDA

    This Phase I STTR project is based upon a new technique Quantitative Ultra short Time to Echo Contrast Enhanced QUTE CE MRI utilizing UTE sequences with SuperParamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles SPION that leads to quantifiable vascular images with unprecedented clarity and definition QUTE CE is particularly optimal using Ferumoxytol an FDA approved iron oxide nanopharmaceutical The techni ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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