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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. Biocatalytic production of precursors to lutein and zeaxanthin to address age related macular degeneration

    SBC: EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Atrophic dry age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of severe loss of vision for those over age Dietary supplements containing lutein and zeaxanthin are recommended by the NEI for those at risk of late AMD There has been a corresponding growth in demand for these two xanthophylls Lutein and zeaxanthin are currently sourced from marigolds grown mostl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Immersive Virtual Reality as a Tool to Improve Police Safety in Adolescents and Adults with ASD

    SBC: Floreo, Inc.            Topic: 103

    Floreo Technology proposes to develop the Police Safety Module PSM an innovative immersive mobile virtual reality VR application designed to train police safety in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder ASD ASD has been increasing in prevalence over recent years While much attention has been paid to the causes and early diagnosis of ASD there remains a clear need for effec ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Developing Testing and Validating a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor

    SBC: Clinitech, LLC            Topic: 450

    PROJECT SUMMARY This application for a Phase I SBIR award represents a collaboration between Clinitech LLC and McLean Hospital Harvard Medical School to develop a wearable biosensor for detecting alcohol in the interstitial fluid of humans who have consumed alcohol Excessive use of alcohol accounts for much of the public health burden related to alcohol use disorders including fetal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Evidence-Based Pain Intervention for Veterans: Leveraging Mobile & Social Media

    SBC: Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc            Topic: NCCIH

    Chronic musculoskeletal pain creates a significant public health burdenand Veterans are disproportionately affectedThe frequency and extent of co occurrence of pain and PTSDpain and Traumatic Brain InjuryTBIall three conditionsPost deployment Multi symptom DisorderPMDand other multi symptom syndromes can complicate and reduce the effectiveness of pain treatmentFurthermorethe majority of Veterans d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Infant Slumber Safety An Immersive Smartphone Experience

    SBC: Media Rez LLC            Topic: NICHD

    Abstract This study aims to assess the feasibility and acceptability of using state of the art interactive technology and social media and to improve adherence with the safe sleep guidelines by young mothers and their families Public health messages which can be effective in older adults are not achieving the same results with young mothers They do not always make choices supported by medical r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. VIRTUAL REALITY FOR MOBILE PAIN CONTROL

    SBC: Media Rez LLC            Topic: NIDA

    Under this Small Business Innovation Research SBIR Phase II project Topic the Contractor will produce anditeratively test a virtual reality VR intervention with diverse populations of patients with chronic pain The Contractorwill develop and refine VR content based on patient and clinician feedback develop and implement a plan forusing the VR content as a therapeutic tool in a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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