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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 April, 2020.

  1. Connective Tissue Motion Measure 2

    SBC: STROMATEC, INC            Topic: NCCAM

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Connective tissue dysfunction is emerging as a potentially important, and so far mostly overlooked, factor in the pathophysiology of chronic low back pain (LBP). We have developed and tested a novel instrument (StromaGlide) and test (Connective Tissue Motion Measure - CTMM) -quantifying the functional behavior of perimuscular connective tissues. The results of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Software to Enrich the Noun Lexicons and Lexical Learning of Children with Autism

    SBC: LAUREATE LEARNING SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this project is to develop and field-test prototype software for a research-based vocabulary development program featuring a combined lexical-cognitive approach to noun acquisition. The target population for the curriculum will be 3-8 year old children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), as well as a broad range of other children with languag ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. System for multidimensional analysis of growth and migration of neurons and neuro

    SBC: MICROBRIGHTFIELD, INC.            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project aims at developing the Orion microscope system, a highly innovative combined software/hardware product, which will facilitate automated investigations of dynamics of migration of neuronal precursors and neurite outgrowth in vitro using time-lapse video-microscopy (TLVM). To achieve this goal, the Orion microscope system will combine novel software ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. scribIT: a System for Freehand Production, Editing, Communication and Reproductio

    SBC: E.A.S.Y. LLC            Topic: NCATS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate goal of this project is to market a electromechanical and software system for Blind and Low Vision (B/LV) individuals that will enable creation, communication and reproduction of freehand drawings. In school, at home and in the workplace, virtually everyone needs to be able to produce a wide variety of freehand sketches, diagrams, driving direction ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Microscope Based Brain Positioning System for Anatomical Navigation

    SBC: MICROBRIGHTFIELD, INC.            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neuromorphologic analyses at the light microscopic level have significantly contributed to our understanding of the function and pathology of the brain. We propose to develop an integrated commercial product for providing automatic, immediate feedback about the neuroanatomic borders and name of a brain region that is currently being inspected under a light micr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Multi-Suture Delivery Device for Bioabsorbable Fasteners

    SBC: OPUS KSD, INC.            Topic: NCATS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this project is to develop a multi-suture delivery device capable of inserting bioabsorbable fasteners, with improved cost/performance over all other skin closure methods, and demonstrate safety and efficacyin animal trials. Traditional stitches and metal staples penetrate through the skin, restrict the patient from bathing and must be removed, some ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Automated 3D quantitative analysis of dendritic spines imaged with light microsco

    SBC: MICROBRIGHTFIELD, INC.            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this Lab to Marketplace proposal, we aim to develop the MBF SpineStudio software incorporating the innovative, laboratory-based NeuronStudio software created at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Our SpineStudio software will enable automated detection, reconstruction and morphological classification of the structural analysis of dendritic spines. By creati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMPROVED IMPLANTABLE

    SBC: MicroStrain, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS TO PRODUCE A MICRO-MINIATURE, FULLY IMPLANTABLE DISPLACEMENT SENSOR, CAPABLE OF CHRONIC IMPLANTATION IN VIVO. THE DEVICE WILL INCORPORATE SEVERAL NEW FEATURES THAT ENHANCE THE GENERAL USEFULNESS OF THE SENSOR. THE DEVICE IS BASED ON THE PRINCIPLE OF DETECTION OF THE PROXIMITY OF A MAGNET BY A HALL-EFFECT SENSOR. PHASEI OF THE STUDY IS DESIGNED TO (1) TEST AND IMPROVE TH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. DYSLEXIA AFFECTS MILLIONS OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS.

    SBC: LAUREATE LEARNING SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DYSLEXIA AFFECTS MILLIONS OF CHILDREN AND ADULTS. THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP, TEST, AND MARKET SOFTWARE DESIGNED TO REMEDIATE DYSLEXIA. NO SUCH PRODUCT CURRENTLY EXISTS. DURING PHASE I, A PROTOTYPE READING PROGRAM WILL BE PRODUCED BASED ON INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT SPECIFIED WITH CONSULTANTS MARION BLANK AND ISABELLE LIBERMAN, BOTH WELL-KNOWN RESEARCHERS IN THE PROCESSES INVOLVED IN R ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. EPIDEMIOLOGIC AND CLINICAL STUDIES HAVE DOCUMENTED THE HIGH PREVALENCE OF LIGAMENTOUS TISSUE INJURY AMONG ATHLETES AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN VARIOUS SPORTING ACTIVITIES.

    SBC: Shelburne Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    EPIDEMIOLOGIC AND CLINICAL STUDIES HAVE DOCUMENTED THE HIGH PREVALENCE OF LIGAMENTOUS TISSUE INJURY AMONG ATHLETES AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN VARIOUS SPORTING ACTIVITIES. TREATMENT OF THESE INJURIES BY AUGMENTING OR REPLACING INJURED TISSUE WITH OTHER TISSUE FROM THE BODY HAS NOT BEEN SUCCESSFUL. FOR THIS REASON, ATTENTION HAS SHIFTED TO DEVELOPMENT OF PROSTHETIC LIGAMENTS. A POTENTIAL CANDI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of Health and Human Services

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