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Compact, Electronic Blood Irradiator

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-09ER85361
Agency Tracking Number: 91548
Amount: $996,877.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: 59 a
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0000350
Solicitation Year: 2010
Award Year: 2010
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2012-08-14
Small Business Information
13428 Beach Avenue
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
United States
DUNS: 200477596
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Xiaodong Ding
 (310) 822-5845
Business Contact
 Salime Boucher
Title: Dr.
Phone: (310) 822-5845
Research Institution

Blood irradiators are commonly used around the world to treat blood to prevent Transfusion-associated Graft-Versus-Host-Disease, a possible side effect to transfusions. Most blood irradiators currently use Cs-137, which is a highly dangerous radioactive substance. The National Research Council has identified as a priority the replacement of such high-activity sources with alternative technologies, in order to prevent them from falling into the hands of terrorists for use in a Radiological Dispersal Device (

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