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  1. 015: Development of an Assay to Rapidly Determine Folate Insufficiency in the Field

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    Many neural tube defects (NTD), serious birth defects of the brain and spine, can be prevented if a woman consumes folic acid daily before and during early pregnancy. Although mandatory folic acid fortification has increased blood folate concentrationsin the U.S., folate insufficiency remains a severe problem on a global scale. Determining the burden of folate insufficiency in a population can hel ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  2. 9: NATIONAL CENTER FOR EMERGING ZOONOTIC AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (NCEZID)

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    The mission of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases aims to prevent disease, disability, and death caused by a wide range of infectious diseases. NCEZID focuses on diseases that have been around for many years, emerging diseases (those that are new or just recently identified), and zoonotic diseases (those spread from animals to people). NCEZID’s work is guided in pa ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  3. 001: Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) Application for Smartphone

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) serves as the nation’s frontline early warning system to detect vaccine safety concerns. To enhance and sustain reporting efficiency and improve data quality during routine and emergency situations, recent efforts have been made to advance the VAERS web reporting interface and increase web-based reporting. Although web-based reporting can be don ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  4. 002: Development of Rapid, Point-of-Care Tests for Diagnosis of Fungal Infections

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    Fungi are some of the most common causes of major HIV-related opportunistic infections in the world. Cryptococcal meningitis is estimated to kill more HIV-infected persons than tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa. Pneumocystis pneumonia is the most common cause of acute pneumonia in most areas; histoplasmosis is extremely common in Central and South America, and penicilliosis marneffei is highly en ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  5. 10: NATIONAL CENTER FOR HIV/AIDS, VIRAL HEPATITIS, STD, AND TB PREVENTION (NCHHSTP)

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    The mission of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) is to maximize public health and safety nationally and internationally through the elimination, prevention, and control of disease, disability, and death caused by HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, other Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis. NCHHSTP Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  6. 031: Testing the Efficacy of HIV Prevention Strategies in Nonhuman Primate Models

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    The field of HIV prevention has recently gained two new biomedical preventions: 1) a partially effective HIV vaccine, RV-144 delivered parenterally, and 2) partially effective pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in the form of a microbicide delivered as a vaginal gel, or as a daily, oral tablet. These preventions, while not yet approved for general use, are - either in the same form or in modified for ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  7. 032: Data Mining Software for Large-Scale Analyses of Infections Caused by Hepatitis Viruses

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    The incidence of hepatitis A (HAV) is falling rapidly, but outbreaks of food-borne HAV outbreaks occur occasionally, and can involve large numbers of people. An estimated 50,000 Americans acquire new hepatitis B (HBV) infection annually. The health burden of persistent or chronic HBV infection is also heavy, with high mortalities due to cirrhosis or cancer. Adding to the burden of 1.2 million peop ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  8. 033: Developing a Location-Based Application to Identify Adolescent-Friendly Health Care Services

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    Adolescent births and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remain serious public health issues in the U.S. Although the U.S. teen birth rate fell to an all-time low in 2009, it remains the highest among all developed countries. National data indicate that one in four adolescent females (14-19 years) has an STI. In 2007, 13% of high school students had been tested for HIV. Although adolescents ha ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  9. 11: OFFICE OF PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE (OPHPR)

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    The Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR)’s mission is to strengthen and support the nations' health security to save lives and protect against public health threats. OPHPR has primary oversight and responsibility for all programs that comprise CDC's public health preparedness and response portfolio. Through an all-hazards approach to preparedness-focusing on threats ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  10. 001: Emergency Vehicle Proximity Alert System

    Release Date: 08-25-2011Open Date: 08-25-2011Due Date: 11-07-2011Close Date: 11-07-2011

    Motor vehicle injuries are a main cause of morbidity and mortality for first responders (police, fire, ambulance/EMT, and military), and delays in emergency response. Intersections are a frequent location for these incidents, with emergency vehicles approaching at a high rate of speed, often against traffic signals. Despite the use of sirens and flashing lights, other vehicles are not always aware ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
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