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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. Formation and Structural Property Relationships of a Tetracalcium Phosphate Bone Adhesive Biomaterial

    SBC: LaunchPad Medical, Inc            Topic: NIA

    Project Abstract Approximatelyof all fractures occur in the small bones of the wristshands and feetamounting to more thanmillion annuallyConsidering functional losses associated with the locations of these injuriesproper reduction and fixation is critical to ensure optimal rehabilitation and recoveryComplex injuries that include irreducible fractures or segmental bone loss require operative fixati ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Development of a mobile application to give personalized support to Alzheimers family caregivers

    SBC: RSV OPCO 5, INC.            Topic: NIA

    More than five million people in the United States have Alzheimer s Diseaseand another fifteen million people provide unpaid care for their loved ones suffering from this conditionAs the US population agesthe burden of Alzheimer s Disease and Alzheimer s Disease Related DementiasAD ADRDis growingplacing increasing demands on family caregiverswho spend an average ofhours per week providing personal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. An all-optical electrophysiology platform for the discovery of pain therapeutics

    SBC: Q-state Biosciences, Inc.            Topic: 103

    Project Summary Chronic pain affects overmillion adults in the United States and is challenging to treatCurrent treatments include opioids and non steroidal inflammatory agentsHoweverefficacy of these drugs in chronic treatment is restricted by dose limiting toxicitiesand prolonged opioid use can lead to dependencyDespite the clearunmet medical need and significant research activityfew drugs targe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. NeuroMAP System for Clinical Research

    SBC: ALTEC Inc            Topic: NINDS

    Motoneurons are the final neural circuits that link the brain with skeletal muscles to enable the body to moveImpairments in the ability to regulate movement currently affect overmillion Americans suffering from various neurological or musculoskeletal conditionsYet the deficits in motoneuron control that underlie many of these conditions are difficult to discern because current research tools used ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. A Mobile Tai Chi Platform for Fall Prevention in Older Adults

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary The overall goal of the proposed work is to develop a platform capable of delivering and monitoring adherenceproficiencyand safety of a home based simplified Tai Chi intervention for older adultsDuring Phase I of this Fast Track STTR project we will further develop a novel approach to assessing Tai Chi performance adherenceproficiencyand safety based on wearable sensor dataMetrics ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Toward Automated Spike Sorting via Ground Truth Neural Recordings

    SBC: Leaflabs, LLC            Topic: 101

    PROJECTSUMMARY Scaling extracellular electrophysiology to higher channel counts is hindered by the burden of data handling storageand especially preprocessinge gspike sortingThe burden of spike sorting can in principle be reduced through a combination of high density multielectrode arrayprobetechnology and algorithm optimization to yield a spike sorting method that is both highly accurate and full ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Automated assessment using facial coding

    SBC: LMN CONSULTING            Topic: NIDA

    AbstractTransition age youthTAYfrom agesare especially vulnerable to substance usemisuseand substance use disorderSUDThis developmental periodtermed theage of instabilityandquotand andquot emerging adulthoodandquotincludes tasks such as leaving homeentering collegeidentifying vocational goalsworking for the first timebody and sexuality changescoalescing with a peer groupand for someaging out of fo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Development of a Wearable Near-Infrared Blood Alcohol Content Monitor

    SBC: Vivonics, Inc.            Topic: 450

    Project Summary AbstractThe United States alcoholic beverage market topped $Billion inselling enough alcohol for each American to consumelitersgallonsof pure alcohol inDue to alcohol consumptionandapos s long history and ample financial interestthere has been a great deal of research around alcohol and the benefits and detriments to consuming itDespite the commonality of alcohol consumption and th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. NNCI Synapse: Development of a Mobile Application to Disseminate Neuroscience Training to Medical Professionals

    SBC: C4 Innovations, LLC            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARYABSTRACTWhile biological models of mental illness once emphasizedchemical imbalancesmodern perspectives increasingly incorporate a more nuanced understanding of genetics and epigeneticsneurotransmitters and neuroplasticityand the functional dynamics of neural circuitsYet despite extraordinary advances in neuroscience that have dramatically enhanced our understanding of the brain and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. Noninvasive urinary monitoring of NASH by activity-based nanosensors

    SBC: Glympse Bio, Inc.            Topic: 300

    Project Summary Abstract Nonalcoholic steatohepatitisNASHis dubbed thestealth epidemicand in the U Salonepercent of themillion people who are estimated to have NASH will progress and develop life threatening conditions including fibrosiscirrhosishepatocellular carcinomaand liver failureBy the yearNASH is projected to be the leading indication for liver transplantation surpassing hepatitis C virusH ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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