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Production of NIST/UCSF Breast Phantom for Magnetic Resonance Imagaing (MRI)

Award Information
Agency: Department of Commerce
Branch: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Contract: 70NANB14H305
Agency Tracking Number: 040-03.02-2014
Amount: $90,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2014
Award Year: 2014
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
2727 State Route 29, Greenwich, NY, 12834-
DUNS: 608171310
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Josh Levy
 (518) 692-1190
 levy@phantomlab.com
Business Contact
 Josh Levy
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
his project involves the commercialization of the breast phantom designed by NIST and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The breast phantom consists of two independent phantoms, one focused on diffusion MRI measurements and the other focused on accurate measurements of fat and fibroglandular tissue properties. The proposed phantom is one of several recently developed to address the needs for reliable test tools for Quality Control in quantitative imaging work. The goal is take this carefully developed phantom and refine the design for manufacturing. Methods and processes to stabilize the reference solutions ensuring five years of measurement stability are required.

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