NEW YORK – March 9, 2020 – Daxor Corporation (NYSE MKT: DXR), an investment company with innovative medical instrumentation and biotechnology operations focused on blood volume measurement, today announced that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) has awarded Daxor a contract to define specifications to adapt blood volume analysis technology to meet the needs of USAF.
The selection was made under the USAF’s Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. The contract award will be to validate the product-market fit between Daxor’s blood volume analyzer and USAF stakeholders and define technological enhancements desirable to facilitate adoption of the device by USAF and other defense stakeholders.
“Daxor looks forward to adapting its technology to provide time sensitive, mission critical care information and decision support to the specially trained personnel within the Air Force,” said Michael Feldschuh, CEO of Daxor Corporation.
“This opportunity enables us to continue to push our research and development program forward, opening new applications for our technology” says Jonathan Feldschuh, Chief Scientific Officer. “We are focused on making blood volume measurement simpler and quicker to perform, whether in an aircraft, a field hospital, or at the patient bedside.”
This is the second award for Daxor with the Department of Defense (DoD). SBIR contracts are designed to stimulate innovation by companies to develop technologies and solutions that meet critical Army needs. SBIR programs benefit the DoD and the private sector and support the nation’s economic growth.
About Daxor Corporation
Daxor Corporation (Nasdaq: DXR) is an innovative medical instrumentation and biotechnology company focused on blood volume measurement. We developed and market the BVA-100® (Blood Volume Analyzer), the first diagnostic blood test cleared by the FDA to provide safe, accurate, objective quantification of blood volume status and composition compared to patient-specific norms. The BVA technology has the potential to improve hospital performance metrics in a broad range of surgical and medical conditions including heart failure and critical care by better informing treatment strategies, resulting in significantly better patient outcomes. Our mission is to partner with clinicians to incorporate BVA technology into standard clinical practice and improve the quality of life for patients. For more information please visit our website at https://www.daxor.com
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