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Company Information:

Company Name: VISIONQUEST BIOMEDICAL, LLC
City: ALBUQUERQUE
State: NM
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,929,365.00 7
SBIR Phase II $3,270,482.00 3
STTR Phase I $251,727.00 2
STTR Phase II $724,478.00 1

Award List:

Low-Cost, High Resolution Clinical Retinal Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter N. Soliz
Award Amount: $109,006.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The principal objective is to demonstrate clinically a commercially viable, adaptive optics high resolution fundus camera that is easy to use, i.e. consistent with the operation of current fundus cameras, has a field of view that is typical of current fundus… More

Functional-retinal Imaging Device for the detection of glaucoma

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter N. Soliz
Award Amount: $149,282.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this grant is to develop and demonstrate a new device, based on a scanning laser ophthalmoscope, for functional imaging of the retina. Two prototype devices based on flood illumination fundus cameras ha ve been developed and tested on both human… More

Real-Time Functional MRI with Automated Pattern Classification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: N/A
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $152,667.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): With the rapid development of functional MRI (fMRI) in neuroscience and the increasing number of studies using fMRI in clinical research, there is a need for automated methods to analyze and interpret the data. The high sensitivity of fMRI enables online… More

Real-time, Automatic Image Quality Assessment for Digital Fundus Cameras

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: N/A
Principal Investigator: Peter N. Soliz
Award Amount: $99,060.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The rapid transition in ophthalmology from 35mm color film to digital media provides an opportunity to evaluate individual digital images for quality immediately after the photograph is taken. In other fields of medicin e, such as radiology, image quality has… More

Low-cost High-resolution fundus camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter N. Soliz
Award Amount: $778,218.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The principal objective is to demonstrate clinically a commercially viable, low-cost, high-resolution fundus camera that: is easy to use, i.e., consistent with the operation of current fundus cameras; has a field of vie w (FOV) that is typical of current fundus… More

Computer based screening for diabetic retinopathy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter N. Soliz
Award Amount: $874,730.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed project is motivated by two observations. First, broad-scale screening of diabetics for retinopathy is economically prohibitive without the introduction of computer-assisted diagnosis of retinal images. S econd, screening by family physicians or… More

Automated diabetic retinopathy screening system

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Soliz
Award Amount: $250,001.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed project is motivated by the fact that comprehensive, broad-scale screening of diabetics for retinopathy is economically prohibitive without the introduction of computer-assisted dia gnosis of retinal images. Over 20 … More

Edutainment Tool for Increasing Compliance with Diabetic Retinopathy Screening an

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Anne Edwards
Award Amount: $249,801.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this Phase I grant is to establish the feasibility of effecting a measurable positive change in compliance among diabetics with regards to necessary follow-up screening exams and ophthalmic care through a purpose-made, culturally competent,… More

Microvascular Functional Imaging System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Soliz – 505-508-1994
Award Amount: $154,950.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): VisionQuest Biomedical and the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Science Center have formed a team to implement and demonstrate a thermal-optical imaging system for detecting and quantifying neuronal and microvascular dysfunction associated with… More

Real-time, Automatic Image Quality Assessment for Digital Fundus Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Soliz – 505-508-1994
Award Amount: $724,478.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Real-time image quality is a critical requirement in a number of healthcare environments. Additionally, non-real-time applications, such as research and drug studies suffer loss of data due to unusable (untradeable) retinal images. Several published reports… More

Computer Based Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Soliz – 505-508-1994
Award Amount: $1,290,398.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this Phase II competitive renewal project is to implement a clinical study to collect data to validate EyeStar(tm), a software system as the basis for comprehensive telescreening for all stages of diabetic retinopathy (DR). According to the CDC,… More

Automated Eye Disease Screening System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Soliz – 505-508-1994
Award Amount: $1,201,866.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed project is motivated by the fact that comprehensive, broad-scale screening for eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy (DR), including advanced stages, is economically prohibitive without the… More

3D Ultrasound for Pediatric Cardiology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Honggang Yu – 505-508-1994
Award Amount: $141,595.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Vision Quest Biomedical and the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Science Center have assembled a team of inter-disciplinary scientists with experience in congenital heart disease diagnosis, ultrasoundimage analysis, and 3D ultrasound… More