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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. On-Line Reading Instruction Dynamically Adapted to Low-Achieving Students’ Motivation and Engagement

    SBC: TAYLOR ASSOCIATES COMMUNICATIONS INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of this project is to increase reading motivation engagement and proficiency in struggling readers Literacy is essential to academic success responsible citizenship and optimal health through the lifespan Research has shown that the motivation to read in the early grades is a significant predictor of later literacy outcoms an effect largely medi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. System for monitoring the neural activity of freely moving C. elegans

    SBC: MICROBRIGHTFIELD, INC.            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant As a highly used model organism Caenorhabditis elegans C elegans worms offer a wide range of possibilities for scientific research With advantages including but not limited to easy maintenance and handling forward and reverse genetic manipulability and a fully mapped nervous system connectome of neurons C elegans offer a high throughput alternati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. System for advanced automated 3D microvascular analysis in neuroplasticity

    SBC: MICROBRIGHTFIELD, INC.            Topic: 101

    Abstract It has become evident that the microvasculaturei emicroscopically small blood vesselsplays a critical role in the plasticity of the brain for fundamental processesineurogenesisiimigration of neuronal precursors to their final destination in the brainiiiaxonaldendritic and synaptic plasticity during brain developmentlearningaging and neurodegenerationandivrecovery from traumatic brain inju ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Automated 3D quantitative analysis of dendritic spines imaged with light microscopy

    SBC: MICROBRIGHTFIELD, INC.            Topic: 101

    Abstract This project aims to develop a novel systemSpines InvestigatorTMfor performing automated four dimensionalDquantitative analysis of changes in dendritic spine morphology on three dimensionalDmicroscopic images acquired with in vivo multiphoton fluorescence microscopy at different time pointsThe role of dendritic spines is one of the most active and important areas of neuroscience researchP ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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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