DURING THE TENURE OF THIS GRANT, TOPICAL TESTING WILL BUILD,TEST, AND EVALUATE A PROTOTYPE MODEL OF ITS AUTOMATED TACTILE TESTER.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
5308
Agency Tracking Number:
5308
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1220 East 3900 South, Suite 1e, Salt Lake City, UT, 84117
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
KENNETH W HORCH
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
(801) 581-6047
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
DURING THE TENURE OF THIS GRANT, TOPICAL TESTING WILL BUILD,TEST, AND EVALUATE A PROTOTYPE MODEL OF ITS AUTOMATED TACTILE TESTER. THIS DEVICE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE FOR REPEATABLE, RELIABLE, AND LARGELY AUTOMATED TESTING OF TOUCH, TEMPERATURE, AND PAIN SENSATIONS FROM THE SKIN AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL IN EVALUATING PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL NEURO- PATHIES. THE MICROPROCESSOR-CONTROLLED DEVICE ALSO KEEPS A RECORD OF EACH PATIENT'S PERFORMANCE DURING DIFFERENT TESTING SESSIONS, PROVIDING A QUANTITATIVE MEASURE OF THE PROGRESS OF DISEASE OR RECOVERY. IT PROVIDES BOTH GRAPHICALAND TABULAR PRESENTATION OF THE DATA OBTAINED FROM INDIVIDUAL PATIENTS, FACILITATING CLINICAL INTERPRETATION OFTHE DATA.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites


SBA logo

Department of Agriculture logo

Department of Commerce logo

Department of Defense logo

Department of Education logo

Department of Energy logo

Department of Health and Human Services logo

Department of Homeland Security logo

Department of Transportation logo

Enviromental Protection Agency logo

National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo

National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government