Biosurface Engineering Technologies

Rockville, MD 20850

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $305K
First Award Date 07/01/02
Most Recent Award Date 06/01/04

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Zamora Paul O Zamora 3

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 06/01/04 - 11/30/04

Thrombosis of synthetic vascular grafts is a major problem with current grafts that necessitates prophylaxis, can lead to loss of patency with an attendant need for repeat surgery, and comes with a high risk of limb loss. The applicant proposes to develop thromboresistant extended polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) vascular grafts that use an absor...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/01/03 - 02/29/04

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop and evaluate peptide mimetics of growth factors within the fibrobtast growth factor family. We have designed and produced the first ever synthetic multi-domain peptides, F2A3 and F2A4, that mimic natural FGF-2 and stimulate the biological activity of the FGF receptor. We will expand on...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/01/02 - 06/30/04

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cerebral aneurysms can be life threatening and because the blood vessel is weak they are subject to rupture. Platinum coils are currently used as an experimental treatment for inoperable cerebral aneurysms and function by inducing thrombosis within the aneurysm. The metal/thrombus fills the aneurysm, thereby ...