Development of a Fieldable Brain Trauma Analyzer System

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$728,332.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W911NF-11-C-0057
Agency Tracking Number:
A2-4279
Solicitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Topic Code:
A08-074
Solicitation Number:
2008.2
Small Business Information
Engineering Acoustics, Inc.
406 Live Oaks Blvd, Casselberry, FL, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
556465946
Principal Investigator:
Bruce Mortimer
Director of Research and
(407) 645-5444
bmort@eatinfo.com
Business Contact:
Gary Zets
President
(407) 645-5444
zets@eaiinfo.com
Research Institution:
Stub




Abstract
An immediate and definite need exists for a portable diagnostic device for the assessment of cortical function, and diagnosis of mTBI. This proposal has as its aim the development of a portable device and testing protocol for the objective and quantitative diagnosis of acute mTBI suspects. mTBI is hypothesized to involve derangement or damage to the underlying cortical network. In particular fundamental building blocks of the cortex are changed in such a way as to limit the functional connectivity within and between cortical columns. This proposal investigates a multimodal approach based on sensory illusions and configured as a test of neural connectivity.

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