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Company Information:

Company Name: LUCERNA, INC.
City: NEW YORK
State: NY
Zip+4: 10065-4805
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 $1,159,193.00 4

Award List:

Clozapine Sensors for Improving Therapeutic Treatments of Schizophrenia

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Karen Wu – 646-504-5697
Award Amount: $328,597.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Schizophrenia is a chronic and debilitating brain disorder that affects about 1.1 percent of the US population age 18 and older in a given year and account for 5% of all disease burden in the US. It is estimated that 20% to 60% of patients have… More

Methyltransferease sensors for homogenous HTS assays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jeremy S. Paige – 212-746-6246
Award Amount: $216,247.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Methyltransferases (MTs) are a diverse class of enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a methyl group from S-adenosylmethionine (SAM) to a substrate molecule. MTs catalyze reversible covalent modifications of proteins aswell as a variety of biological molecules,… More

New toolkit to visualize RNAs in living cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Karen Wu – 646-504-5697
Award Amount: $315,412.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Over the past 10 years it has become increasingly apparent that there is exceptional complexity in the RNA population in cells, including microRNAs, Piwi-interacting RNAs, termini-associated RNAs and other noncoding RNAs. In many cases, alterations in these RNAs,… More

Live-Cell Assays of ER and Golgi Enzyme Activities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Karen Wu – 646-504-5697
Award Amount: $298,937.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: Sirtuins and ADP ribosyltransferases (ARDTs) are two families of related enzymes that have important medically relevant functions. For example, SIRT3, a mitochondrial sirtuin, controls mitochondrial function, and thereby exerts a strong effect on metabolism, obesity, type 2 diabetes,… More