Apollo Light Systems, Inc.

American Fork, UT 84003
http://www.apollolight.com
12 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 9
Total Value of Awards $1.04MM
First Award Date 09/20/93
Most Recent Award Date 09/29/07

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Adams Mr. Dan Adams 1
Savage Mr. Kent Savage 1
Savage Henry C Savage 8

9 Awards Won

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: Brigham & Women's Hospital

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF07-T015
Budget: 09/29/07 - 06/29/08

Air Force operations often expose flight crew and support staff to unusual light-dark cycles that causes misalignment of the circadian pacemaker and sleep-wake cycles, resulting in disturbed sleep and impaired waking function. Air Force personnel are also frequently required to remain vigilant, often under conditions of acute or chronic sleep de...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/30/03 - 02/28/05

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a significant health problem for middle-aged and older adults. Vitamin D deficiency exacerbates osteoporosis and causes the bone disease, osteomalacia. Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of skeletal fractures. It is well known that the ultraviolet B portion of the so...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/25/02 - 03/31/04

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Multiple studies have established that bright light therapy is effective in alleviating symptoms of winter depression (seasonal affective disorder, or SAD). Light units used for treating SAD in the past have generally emitted polychromatic white light of highly variable spectral properties. Although severa...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/01 - 05/31/02

Most older Americans are troubled by insomnia or low-level depression, which are often intimately intertwined, causing enormous disability and economic loss. Available treatment methods for these often-chronic conditions have been unsatisfactory. Insomnia and depression in the elderly may be partly due to circadian rhythm malsynchronization prev...

Phase 2 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/15/00 - 05/31/01

Most older Americans are troubled by insomnia or low-level depression, which are often intimately intertwined, causing enormous disability and economic loss. Available treatment methods for these often-chronic conditions have been unsatisfactory. Insomnia and depression in the elderly may be partly due to circadian rhythm malsynchronization prev...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 03/01/00 - 02/28/01

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD, winter depression) is a relatively common form of depression. The standard therapy for SAD, exposure to bright light for one half hour or more each morning during symptomatic episodes, is highly effective for most patients but is hardly convenient, therapeutically inadequate for some, and possibly unsafe for pat...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 06/07/99 - 12/07/00

DESCRIPTION (Adapted from applicant's abstract): Circadian rhythm sleep disorders affect a large number of people across a wide age range. Timed bright light exposure is a promising treatment for such sleep disorders that are thought to involve the biological clock. Yet, light treatment as currently practiced has significant drawbacks: The time-...

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Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/98 - 06/30/99

DESCRIPTION: Aging Americans often suffer from sleep and mood disorders. Above age 60, the most common pattern includes early awakening and evening drowsiness, often associated with the depressive symptoms of depletion and withdrawal. New evidence indicates that these symptoms are often caused by a phase advance of t...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/20/93 - 03/19/94

Recent studies have shown that light has surprising neuroendocrine and anti-depressant effects in humans. Prompted by these findings, a UCSD group has three times replicated a 1967 study by Dewan, showing that an ordinary bedside light can influence menstrual cyclicity. Before we can even begin to research the parameters of light effects in rep...