Synapse Biomedical, Inc.

Oberlin, OH 44074

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $367K
First Award Date 08/01/04
Most Recent Award Date 06/01/07

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Dimarco Anthony F. Dimarco 1
Ignagni Anthony R Ignagni 2

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-06-20
Budget: 06/01/07 - 05/31/09

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over thirty-eight spinal cord injury (SCI) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients have been successfully implanted with laparoscopically placed intramuscular diaphragm electrodes to pace and condition the diaphragm. A key element to surgical implementation of this low-risk, cost effective technique ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 07/26/06 - 12/30/07

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A low cost, low risk approach to diaphragm pacing stimulation has been developed by Synapse Biomedical and is currently being studied in patients with high level spinal cord injury (SCI) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The initial results have demonstrated a high-level (> 90%) of success in allowing ...

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 08/01/04 - 07/31/06

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diaphragm activation via bilateral electrical stimulation of the phrenic nerves is a useful therapeutic modality providing artificial ventilatory support in ventilator dependent tetraplegic patients. Unfortunately, most patients with ventilator dependent quadriplegia are not candidates for phrenic nerve pacin...