A Novel, Point-of-Care, Multi-Analysis Platelet Function Diagnostic System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Health Program
Contract: FA8650-15-C-6612
Agency Tracking Number: H2-0078
Amount: $996,831.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: DHP13-013
Solicitation Number: 2013.2
Solicitation Year: 2013
Award Year: 2015
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-04-24
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-04-24
Small Business Information
2501 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX, 77845
DUNS: 000000000
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Ashwin Balasubramanian
 (979) 764-2200
Business Contact
 Darla Hisaw
Title: Mr.
Phone: (979) 764-2219
Email: contract@lynntech.com
Research Institution
Platelets play a central role in hemostasis and are responsible for many inherited and acquired bleeding disorders and thrombic events in human beings. A significant portion of post-trauma deaths are related to coagulopathy or hemorrhage events for both injured soldiers and civilian patients. Several platelet function analyzers have been designed and developed; however due to form-factor and/or limited analysis capabilities these systems do not function effectively as point-of-care (POC) instruments. In Phase I Lynntech developed a novel, rapid test cartridge to measure an individual platelet receptor contribution to platelet coagulation in whole blood through an electrochemical-fluidics system. As part of a follow-on effort in Phase II, Lynntech proposes to expand the test cartridge to simultaneously analyze multiple platelet receptor contributions to platelet coagulation. The system automation will be designed such that a single, small blood sample will be fully analyzed within a disposable cartridge to minimize user effort and error.

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