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Small Biz Grant Funds PTSD Diagnostic, Treatment

Road-side bomb

A company creating diagnostics and a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is receiving initial funding to develop its products. . . . → Read More: Small Biz Grant Funds PTSD Diagnostic, Treatment

AI-Based Discovery Seeks Non-Opioid Pain Drugs

Neuron

A new initiative aims to find non-opioid treatments for chronic pain targeting specific nerve cells that initiate pain sensations. . . . → Read More: AI-Based Discovery Seeks Non-Opioid Pain Drugs

Infographic – Private R&D Outpacing Defense Contractors

Private sector and defense R&D

Our infographic this weekend offers a stark illustration of how private companies have surpassed defense contractors in R&D spending. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Private R&D Outpacing Defense Contractors

Darpa Funds Early Disease Detection System

3-D print of influenza virus

The Defense Department’s advanced research agency is underwriting a system that gives an earlier notice of disease outbreaks and pandemics than current methods. . . . → Read More: Darpa Funds Early Disease Detection System

Defense Dept Funding Fast TBI Diagnostics Kit

Road-side bomb

A medical device company in Finland is receiving a U.S. Department of Defense grant to develop a kit for soldiers in the field to quickly detect concussions. . . . → Read More: Defense Dept Funding Fast TBI Diagnostics Kit

DoD Funding Vaccine, Therapy Delivery Device

Field medical care

The U.S. Department of Defense is supporting creation of a small, portable device that safely sends vaccines and therapies through the skin. . . . → Read More: DoD Funding Vaccine, Therapy Delivery Device

A.I., Robotics Studied for Military Trauma System

Medevac training in Afghanistan

Medical and robotics labs at two universities in Pittsburgh are developing a portable, autonomous trauma care device to stabilize wounded military service people in the field. . . . → Read More: A.I., Robotics Studied for Military Trauma System

MIT, Air Force to Open A.I. Accelerator Lab

USAF maintenance

The U.S. Air Force is funding research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology to speed development of artificial intelligence advances for its mission. . . . → Read More: MIT, Air Force to Open A.I. Accelerator Lab

Foundation Studies Robotic Arm-Wrist Assist Device

MyoPro device

A not-for-profit foundation is evaluating a robotic device to help people with spinal cord injuries regain use of their arm, wrist, and hand after a spinal cord injury. . . . → Read More: Foundation Studies Robotic Arm-Wrist Assist Device

3-D Printed Scaffolds with Stem Cells, Sensors Studied to Repair Bones

3-D printed bone scaffold

A bioengineering lab at University of Arizona is researching new techniques with three-dimensional printing, stem cells, and sensors to repair severe bone fractures. . . . → Read More: 3-D Printed Scaffolds with Stem Cells, Sensors Studied to Repair Bones