Development of New Hemostatic Dressings

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1R43HL096194-01
Agency Tracking Number: HL096194
Amount: $399,994.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: PHS2009-2
Small Business Information
LNKCHEMSOLUTIONS
2411 WINCHESTER SOUTH, LINCOLN, NE, 68512
DUNS: 131068186
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 RUBEN SPRETZ
 (402) 416-1811
 LNKCHEMSOLUTIONS@NETSCPAE.NET
Business Contact
 GUSTAVO LARSEN
Phone: (402) 416-1811
Email: LNKChemsolutions@netscape.net
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A multidisciplinary team of researchers seeks to develop novel and economically feasible implantable hemostatic dressings for severe (e.g. arterial) bleeding. Key features of the device under development are its excellent pliability, biocompatibility, and nano/microengineered structure to maximize performance without requiring excessive amounts of procoagulants. LNKChemsolutions LLC and its academic partners will conduct in vitro (e.g., thromboelastography) and in vivo validation studies using a swine model, and focus initially on bandage formulations that are most likely to experience only modest to reasonable regulatory resistance. Long term goals focus on developing partnerships with national and international partners with animal, yeast and/or plant expression platforms for recombinant clotting factors. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: This SBIR proposal is a multidisciplinary effort to develop new implantable dressings for hemorrhage control, with emphasis on treatment of severe arterial bleeding situations. Both the civilian and military markets will greatly benefit from important advances in the field.

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