Functional MRI and Behavioral Markers of Successful Service Dogs

Period of Performance: 08/28/2014 - 08/28/2016

$999K

Phase 2 STTR

Recipient Firm

Dog Star Technologies LLC
60 Roswel Rd Suite K-2
Sandy Springs, GA -
Principal Investigator
Firm POC

Research Institution

Emory University
Office of Sponsored Programs 1599 Clifton Rd, NE 4th fl
Atlanta, GA 30322
Institution POC

Abstract

In Phase II, we will partner with CCI to deploy our fMRI protocol in 50 of their dogs entering advanced training, and determine neural biomarkers that predict successful completion of the course and placement with a human. Because MRI is expensive and lab