Ongoing BioSensics Research Grants

Portable Device for Telecare Monitoring of Elderly People
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program (SB1AG032748), 06/2018 – 05/2020
In collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine


A Novel Wearable Platform to Assess Cognitive-motor Performance
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase I STTR (R41AG058295) 04/2018 – 03/2019
In collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine


Fracture Risk Assessment Software for Skeletal Metastasis
NIH – National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program (SB1AR069421) 09/2017 – 08/2020
In collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School


Interactive Telehealth and Auto-biofeedback Sensor System for Wheelchair Users
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase II SBIR (R44AG059275) 04/2013 – 04/2019
In collaboration with the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center


Therapeutic game-based exercise during hemodialysis to improve balance and mobility
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase I STTR (R41AG057743) 09/2017 – 08/2018
In collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine


Wearable Sensors for Quantitative Assessment of Motor Impairment in Huntington’s Disease
NIH – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Phase II SBIR (R44NS103648) 09/2017 – 08/2020
In collaboration with University of Rochester Medical Center


Portable Ultrasound System for Automated Detection of Abdominal Free-Fluid
NIH – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Phase I SBIR (R43GM123821) 08/2017 – 07/2019
In collaboration with Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine


Wrist-worn Sensors for Tele-Rehabilitation of the Hemiparetic Upper-Extremity
NIH – Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) Fast-Track Phase I/II SBIR (R44HD084035) 09/2015 – 10/2018
In collaboration with Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital


Completed BioSensics Research Grants

A Novel System to Detect Falls in Real-life Conditions
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase II SBIR (R44AG051374) 10/2015 – 05/2018
In collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital


Upper Extremity Frailty Assessment Tool
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase II SBIR (R44AG050338) 06/2015 – 03/2018
In collaboration with the University of Arizona and Baylor College of Medicine


Fracture Risk Assessment Software for Skeletal Metastasis
NIH – National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Phase II SBIR (R44AR069421) 04/2016 – 11/2017
In collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School


Technologies to Target Circadian Rhythm Disruption in PTSD
DOD – U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (ASAMRMC) Phase I SBIR (W81XWH-16-C-0152) 09/2016 – 02/2017
In collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School


A Virtually Supervised Web-Based Home Exercise Technology for Older Adults
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase I SHIFT-SBIR (R43AG044882) 09/2013 – 05/2016
In collaboration with the University of Arizona


Interactive Telehealth and Auto-biofeedback Sensor System for Wheelchair Users
NIH – National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Phase I SHIFT-SBIR (R43HD076524) 04/2013 – 03/2016
In collaboration with the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center


Interactive Sensor Technology to Measure Adherence to Prescribed Therapeutic Footwear
NIH – National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Phase I SHIFT-SBIR (R43DK093239) 08/2011 – 07/2014
In collaboration with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, University of Arizona College of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School


A software tool to assess injury risk and maximum allowable exertions for repetitive, forceful one hand and two hand shoulder push/pull motions
Department of Defense, Defense Health Program Phase I SBIR (DHP13-008) 01/2014 – 06/2014
In collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School


A Software Tool to Assess Injury Risk Associated with Mechanical Exposures From Wearing Head Supported Mass
Department of Defense, Defense Health Program Phase I SBIR (DHP13-009) 01/2014 – 06/2014
In collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School


Objective Method for Pain Detection/Diagnosis
Department of Defense, Defense Health Program Phase I SBIR (DHP12-015) 05/2013 – 12/2013
In collaboration with the University of Arizona Departments of Surgery and Anesthesiology


Fall risk assessment and prevention in elderly with diabetes using wearable technologies
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase I T2 SBIR (R43AG042949) 09/2012 – 12/2013
In collaboration with the Center on Aging and the Medical School at the University of Arizona


Rehabilitative Technologies that Monitor Metabolic Demands of Prosthetics in Lower Extremity Amputees during Rehabilitation
DoD – Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) Phase I SBIR (W81XWH-12-C-0097) 01/2012 – 07/2012
In collaboration with the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center and the University of Southern California


Portable Device for Telecare Monitoring of Elderly People
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase I STTR (R41AG032748), Phase II & IIB STTR(R42AG032748), 04/2009 – 05/2018
In collaboration with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, and the University of Arizona Center on Aging


Auto-BioFeedback and Health Monitoring System for People with Minor Cognitive Impairment
NIH – National Institute on Aging (NIA) Phase I STTR (R41AG033996) 09/2009 – 12/2010
In collaboration with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, and the University of Arizona Center on Aging