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Company Information:

Company Name: SPHINGOGENE, INC.
City: MOUNT PLEASANT
State: SC
Zip+4: 29466 8866
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
STTR Phase I $441,419.00 1

Award List:

Acid Ceramidase, Target for Cancer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Principal Investigator: Xiang Liu
Award Amount: $441,419.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Acid ceramidase (AC) has been implicated as a novel target for cancer therapy because of its pivotal role in regulating interconversion of three key bioactive lipids; ceramide (Cer), sphingosine (Sph) and Sphingosine-1- Phosphate (S1P). It is well known that Cer… More