Point Biomedical Corporation

San Carlos, CA 94070

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 1
Total Value of Awards $127K
First Award Date 06/15/00
Most Recent Award Date 06/15/00

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Ottoboni Thomas B Ottoboni 1

1 Award Won

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 06/15/00 - 06/14/01

Recently, collaborations between medical industries and academia have directly benefitted the development of ultrasound contrast agents (UCAs). First generation UCAs consisted of stabilized air-filtered microbubbles. A lack of persistence, led to second generation UCA's, consisting of microbubbles containing high molecular weight gases. Third ge...