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  1. H2S and CH4 air quality monitor

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: 84

    Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and methane (CH4) are two of the major pollutants associated with animal waste and sewage. Their release to the atmosphere has consequences both locally, where H2S can be present at toxic levels that influence human health and quality of life, and globally, where CH4 acts as a greenhouse gas to influence climate change. Southwest Sciences proposes to develop a compact, inexp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Agriculture
  2. Calcaftor, a CFTR stabilizer for Cystic Fibrosis treatment

    SBC: Calista Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Calista Therapeutics has invented Calcaftor, a first-in-class peptide drug that can treat all Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patients. Calcaftor is validated in the gold standard pre-clinical model of CF using F508 -CFTR lung tissue harvested from CF transplant patients. Results from this model demonstrated a gt25 hour duration of action that enables once daily inhaled n ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Fully Automatic ROP Screening System: NeoScan

    SBC: Visionquest Biomedical LLC            Topic: NEI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I project is motivated by current issues associated with screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). ROP is the leading cause of blindness in infants. In recent years the number of infants at risk for ROPhas been increasing. In the United States, the rate of prematurity has risen from 9.4% of all births in 1981 to 12% in 2010, for a total of over ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Comprehensive Assessment of Retinal Vasculature (CARV)

    SBC: Visionquest Biomedical LLC            Topic: NEI

    Summary Teleretinal programs have expanded in recent years, primarily to screen for diabetic retinopathy. Accurate and consistent assessment of the retinal vasculature, which often sustains damage as a result of cardiovascular disease, would advance teleretinal screening in terms of robustness and cost. Unfortunately, assessing changes to the retinal vasculature and quantifying abnormalities in re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Intelligent Pediatric Glove for Hand and Wrist Positioning and Prompting

    SBC: DYNOFIT, INC.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Summary/Abstract It has been estimated that in the United States spastic hemiplegia cerebral palsy occurs in 1 out every 1000 births. Affected children typically have one hand with compromised positioning and limited function. While they frequently have the ability to initiate grasping and open the fingers, the affected hand is often maintained with a thumb-in- ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Bilingual Foto-tabloids in Community Newspapers


    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetes among Hispanics has reached epidemic proportions. (1) [Pre-diabetes] education is key in diabetes prevention and control yet education tools that translate into culturally engaging, yet simple and easy to understand information is a challenge for Hispanics. Limited health literacy, lack of English-language proficiency, trouble accessing healthcare and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Inter-alpha-inhibitors in Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury


    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neonatal hypoxia-ischemia (HI) remains a major cause of acute perinatal brain injury, leading ultimately to neurologic dysfunction manifesting as cerebral palsy, mental retardation, and epilepsy. Cerebral oxygen deprivation and/or reduced blood flow due to umbilical cord occlusion, prolonged labor, and/or intracranial hemorrhage produce an inflammatory respons ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Mobile Evaluation Device for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    SBC: Visionquest Biomedical LLC            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is a complex pathophysiologic process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biochemical forces to direct or indirect forces to the head. In sports, it has been estimated that 1.6to 3.8 million mTBIs occu annually, yet many remain unidentified because symptoms are unreported by athletes or symptoms are not detected at the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. The Madrina Network Web Portal


    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Madrina Network Web Portal: A Healthy Weight - Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for Latinas. This Fast Track application addresses a serious health disparity - the crisis of obesity among Latinas in the United Statesand the dire need of a timely and culturally and linguistically appropriate weight loss intervention. This innovative research grant is in direc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Transdermal H2S Sensing Device for Monitoring Peripheral Artery Disease

    SBC: EXHALIX, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Project Summary/Abstract The proposed effort addresses an unmet need for early diagnosis of peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD is a disorder of vascular circulation that affects more than 8 million Americans, most of whom are unaware of its existence, risks, and threats. PAD is caused primarily by plaque-induced atherosclerosis and in some instances by blood vessel inflammation, stenosis, and in ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services

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