Fy14 masint emerging technologies research program

Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-BAA-14-001 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementGrantOtherCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 12.300Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: DOD-ONR-SUPClosing Date: Sep 30, 2014Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Feb 24, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: Research Areas: Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) is an intelligence discipline that employs a broad range of scientific developments to gather foreign intelligence. In our efforts to enhance this intelligence competency we are interested in stimulating and supporting research that creates new knowledge and capabilities, or the transition of current capabilities, that have the potential to enhance the following areas: ? Remote assessment and detection of weapons of mass destruction, specifically nuclear and radiological weapons, as well as chemical and biological weapons. ? Remote assessment and detection of directed energy weapons. This would include all lasers that are primarily designed as weapons as well as high-powered microwave (HPM) and electromagnetic pulse (EMP) weapons. ? Bioinformatics, the science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes, has become an important part of many areas of biology. Rese...
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Authors: Kara SD, Amin U, Benbadis SR PMID: 31747527 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics - Category: Neurology Tags: Expert Rev Neurother Source Type: research
ConclusionWe provide an overview of mortality related to SE in China as the HQMS database covers a large number of cases of SE in China, making it one of the most efficient tools for mortality investigation. The use of electronic medical records in China creates several challenges and here we discuss lessons learned. The methodology will be improved and will be used in future studies.
Source: Seizure - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2019Source: The Lancet NeurologyAuthor(s): Jules Morgan
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 November 2019Source: The Lancet NeurologyAuthor(s): Zenobia Zaiwalla
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 21 November 2019Source: NeuropsychologiaAuthor(s): Mikko Hurme, Mika Koivisto, Linda Henriksson, Henry RailoAbstractSome neurological patients with primary visual cortex (V1) lesions can guide their behavior based on stimuli presented to their blind visual field. One example of this phenomenon is the ability to discriminate colors in the absence of awareness. These so-called patients with blindsight must have a neural pathway that bypasses V1, explaining their ability to unconsciously process stimuli. The pathways that have been most often hypothesized to be the cause of blindsight connec...
Source: Neuropsychologia - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionData from this large, long-term study indicate that the nature, character, and frequency of SAEs in real-world settings are consistent with natalizumab's known safety profile. (Funded by Biogen; ClinicalTrials.gov identifiers: NCT00477113 and NCT00483847.)
Source: Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
This study examined the impact of psychiatric comorbidity on QOL in patients admitted to two level 4 epilepsy monitoring units (EMUs).MethodsIn this prospective observational study, 200 patients admitted to two level 4 EMUs completed standardized surveys including the Quality of Life in Epilepsy (QOLIE-31-P), Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item (GAD-7), Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9), and Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II). Hierarchal multiple regression was performed to assess impact on QOL.ResultsOf the 200 participants, 113 had a diagnosis of epilepsy, 36 had a diagnosis of PNES, and 51 were excluded for nondia...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
This study is in line with previous literature highlighting the difficulty in retrospectively differentiating SE from psychogenic status based on clinical events description recorded in the medical chart.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: January 2020Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 102Author(s): Alexia Fasola, F.-Xavier Alario, Marion Tellier, Bernard Giusiano, Carlo Alberto Tassinari, Fabrice Bartolomei, Agnès TrébuchonAbstractPatients suffering from drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy show substantial language deficits (i.e., anomia) during their seizures and in the postictal period (postictal aphasia). Verbal impairments observed during the postictal period may be studied to help localizing the epileptogenic zone. These explorations have been essentially based on simple tasks focused on speech, thus disregarding t...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
ConclusionPatients and physicians' priorities in the management of epilepsy overlap only in part. Patients are satisfied with their caring physicians and less satisfied with communication and management of routine and emergency problems.
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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