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  1. 4: Alcohol Biosensors and Data Analysis Systems

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    It is anticipated that innovative and improved alcohol sensors would be useful in a variety of situations including, but not limited to, clinical monitoring, forensics and human or animal research. Specific sensor characteristics would complement their intended use. This applies to characteristics such as sampling frequency, degree of accuracy, data storage capacity and data transm ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  2. 5: Promoting Adherence to Medical, Pharmacologic, and Behavioral Treatments for Alcohol Use Disorders

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    Several recent reports and literature reviews point to the continuing need for improving adherence to therapeutic regimens. Adherence rates vary considerably across diseases and treatments, measuring instruments, and populations, with rates ranging from 30% to 60% in many instances. The reasons for non-adherence are multifaceted. Health-care providers, organizational systems, and p ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  3. 6: Prevention

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    This area of interest focuses on the development and evaluation of innovative prevention and intervention programs, or specific materials for integration into existing programs, which utilize state-of-the-art technology and are based on currently accepted clinical and behavioral strategies. Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with research methodologists and statisticians ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  4. 7: Health Services Research on Alcohol-Related Problems

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    Research projects are sought that will expand knowledge and improve delivery of alcohol treatment and prevention services. The research objectives include, but are not limited to, the effects of organizational structures and financing mechanisms on the availability, accessibility, utilization, delivery, content, quality, outcomes, and costs of alcohol treatment services. Objectives ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  5. 8: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and Alcohol-Related Birth Defects

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    Paste your document here FASD is the collective term for the broad array of documented adverse effects resulting from in utero alcohol exposure. The most serious of these is fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), a devastating developmental disorder characterized by craniofacial abnormalities, growth retardation, and nervous system impairments that may include mental retar ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  6. 9: Alcohol Use and HIV, HBV, or HCV Infection

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    Alcohol use, including hazardous drinking, by persons infected with HIV, HBV, and HCV, is quite common in the United States. Alcohol consumption is widely acknowledged as a co-factor in the sexual transmission, susceptibility to infection, and progression of the infectious diseases. However, detailed relationships between alcohol use and viral infections, diseases progression, anti ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  7. 10: Research Tools

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    The NIAAA supports the development of new or improved tools to enhance the ability to conduct alcohol-related laboratory studies on humans and animals and to more effectively analyze data from large databases. Examples include transgenic animal models, cell lines, new ligands for neuroimaging, and simulators of alcohol impairment. Areas that may be of interest to small businesses i ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  8. 11: Development of Biomolecular Signatures of Alcohol Exposure and Alcohol-induced Tissue Injury

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    Acute and chronic alcohol consumption leads to health-related complications and ultimately to significant societal costs. Quantitative and qualitative markers of high-risk drinking behavior and alcohol-induced tissue damage would greatly improve medical efforts to recognize and treat alcohol-related disorders. Traditional biomarkers currently in clinical use lack specificity, sensi ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  9. 12: Clinical Testing of Biochemical Markers

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    The development of effective biochemical markers represents a powerful means for early diagnosis and treatment of alcohol dependent/abuse patients and for the identification of individuals who have a predisposition for alcoholism. There are two different types of biochemical markers: trait markers and state markers. Trait biomarkers have the ability to d ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  10. 13: Stem Cell Research for Alcohol-induced Disorders

    Release Date: 01-24-2011Open Date: 03-05-2011Due Date: 01-08-2012Close Date: 01-08-2012

    Stem cells are master cells in the body and they have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types. Stem cells may become a renewable source of replacement cells to treat alcohol related diseases. They can also be used to study disease processes, and to develop new and more effective drugs. Recent research progress on stem cells has ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
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