Digene Diagnostics, Inc.

Gaithersburg, MD 20878

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $0.0
First Award Date 09/01/86
Most Recent Award Date 05/01/89

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Taub Floyd E Taub 2
Mcclintock J Thomas Mcclintock 1

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/01/89 - 05/31/90

AIDS is a clinical syndrome resulting from the interaction of a wide variety of pathogens with the immune system. The classic progression is from HIV exposure to seroconversion to ARC to AIDS. Accurate diagnosis of pathogens other than HIV is necessary to determine the progression of disease and appropriate therapy. Also, evidence suggests that...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/01/88 - 07/31/89

Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) may stimulate proliferation of cells which lead to the development of various proliferative retinopathies. Furthermore, PDGF may be especially important in regulating the regrowth of membranes following initial therapeutic surgery. Thus, it has been hypothesized that measurement of PDGF levels in the proli...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/86 - 04/04/87

Nucleic acid hybridization (NAH), an extremely important molecular biology research tool, has the potential to be a major diagnostic procedure. However, the current technique requires the use of expensive, hazardous and time consuming methods based on radioactive materials. Furthermore, NAH tests typically result in either non-quantitative or o...