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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. Experience Success: Virtual Reality Skills Training to Enhance e-Weight Loss

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overweight and obesity are major health problems affecting over two thirds of US adults Commercially available Internet based weight loss programs are currently used by millions of overweight obese individuals in the U S but weight losses are often poor likely because these products on the whole do not incorporate empirically validated behavioral weight los ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Pegasys VR: Integrating Virtual Humans in the Treatment of Child Social Anxiety

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders among youth with lifetime prevalence ranging between of the general population Among anxiety disorders social anxiety disorder SAD affects of all youth resulting in significant short and long term impairment including increased likelihood of substance abuse limited academic achievemen ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Mindfulness and Acceptance Applied in Colleges Through Web-Based Guided Self-Help

    SBC: CONTEXTUAL CHANGE, LLC            Topic: 213

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nearly half of all college students have a diagnosable mental health problem Blanco et al College counseling centers CCCs are faced with increasing demands for services from Universities students and parents to meet the treatment needs of their students Kay and Schwartz in the context of increasingly severe cases and declining resources ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Microneedle Array System for Transcutaneous Nerve Mapping

    SBC: Axion Biosystems, Inc.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The proposed study combines novel electronics and microfabrication techniques to create a non invasive research platform for targeted stimulation and characterization of human peripheral nerves This Phase II proposal involves two significant developments for high resolution peripheral nerve interfacing Aim will develop high resolution and low noise skin su ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Noninvasive Total Hemoglobin Monitor

    SBC: Kestrel Labs Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant It is a rare event when new and useful medical parameters can be added to the suite of monitoring and diagnostic tests available in a clinical setting Of particular importance is the ability to measure crucial physiological parameters or analyses in a continuous and noninvasive manner evidenced by the importance of noninvasive vital signs monitoring because it ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. High throughput RNAi based functional genomics in primary cells and in vivo

    SBC: ADVANCED RNA TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: 172

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Completion of the HGP human genome program has opened the andapos Genomic Eraandapos in biomedical research and enables functional genomics analysis of various gene elements The long term goal of the ENCODE Project is to identify and functionally characterize all of the sequence based genomic elements Functional elements that have been studied in ENCODE in ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Friends, Family, and Food: Interactive Virtual Environments for Children with Food Allergies

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Pediatric Food Allergy FA is recognized as a serious public health concern that affects approximately percent of children with symptoms affecting multiple organ systems including skin the respiratory tract and the GI tract Food induced anaphylaxis which is a rapid potentially life threatening reaction can occur in more serious cases Despite the s ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Tough Talks: A Disclosure Intervention for HIV+ YMSM

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION Surveillance estimates indicate an alarming resurgence of new HIV AIDS cases among young men who have sex with men YMSM highlighting the importance of re examining prevention modalities and behavior change strategies After diagnosis persons living with HIV continue to engage in sexual and drug use behaviors that increase the risk for transmission of HIV By continuing to engage i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A study to improve the fit of HIV prevention methods

    SBC: THEYFIT, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant A policy statement by the World Health Organization notes that the male latex condom is the single most efficient available technology to reduce the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections Unfortunately despite decades of condom promotion efforts condoms usage rates remain disappointingly low Between one third and one half of men ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. High-specificity affinity reagents for N-glycosylation site mapping and glycomics

    SBC: GLYCOSENSORS AND DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION Glycans have several distinct properties that make them excellent targets for disease biomarkers Firstly the location of the glycans on the cell surface makes them the first point of contact of cellular interactions and thus crucial in the control of normal metabolic processes Cell surface molecules are also strategically exposed for surveillance by the immune system allowing for ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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