Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The broad long term goal of this project is to develop an improved treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration and for diabetic retinopathy: the two leading causes of blindness in the United States. The specific aims of this… more
Abstract:… simultaneously. The ability to measure oxygen available at specific locations in tissue in addition to measuring oxygen available from the circulation provides a powerful new tool to physicians developing methods to enhance skin healing in patients suffering from diabetes,… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Significance: Almost 30% of U.S. adults have pre-diabetes. Without weight loss and changes in physical activity and diet, more than 50% of them will eventually develop type 2 diabetes (T2DM), with its increased risk ofcardiovascular disease… more
Abstract:… are the most expensive of all the ESRD treatments for Medicare, costing about 77,000/person/year, a cost that can be avoided by immediate access through a permanent arteriovenous graft. With the increase in aging population of ESRD patients, higher occurrence of diabetes… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of the phase I proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of a new and innovative insulin assay for its integration in a small benchtop device with the focus in clinical diabetes therapy: A) for assessmentof insulin impairment… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The World Health Organization estimates that diabetes affects about 185 million people worldwide, with approx. 20 million individuals (approx. 6 percent by population) afflicted in the US (approx. 10 percent of this type 1 diabetes). Tighter… more
Abstract:… of those have apps on their phones. Although our project will focus on tobacco cessation medication, this app would have broad applicability beyond tobacco cessation treatment. Non-adherence to treatment for chronic conditions such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes… more
Abstract:… cell types by virtue of a facilitated differential frezing and cryopreservation techniques. Feasibility for this novel approach has been demonstrated for isolating porcine pancreatic islets, which is a widely accepted model for research into the treatment of type I diabetes… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a common complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness. This sight-threatening condition has become a public health challenge in the US. Currently, there is no FDA- approved drugfor… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) affects more than 1 million people in the United States Source ADA http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp and is usually diagnosed in children and can lead to blindness, heart disease and kidney failure. A major… more
Abstract:… PUBLIC HEALTHRELEVANCE: Approximately 1/3 of American adults are considered obese (body mass index [BMI] gt30), and slightly more are overweight (BMI over 25). Obesity increases the risk of a number of chronic diseases, including coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and… more
Abstract:… and extract fractions on an immortalized human adipocyte platform to discover novel, selective secretagogues of adiponectin, an established biomarker and causative mediator in obesity-related diseases. Obesity and obesity-related diseases including Type 2 diabetes… more
Abstract:… tool that is specific to the design and simulation of antisense oligonucleotide analog probes will be developed. The application of antisense technologies to the study of human diseases has been proven in the literature for cancer, immune deficiency disorders, diabetes,… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goal of this Phase II project is to advance the development of novel tolerance-inducing peptides (Tregitopes) to prevent and/or treat Type 1 diabetes (T1D) by optimizing the clinical delivery vehicle and treatment protocol, and by… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are nearly 24 million people in the U.S. who suffer from diabetes and all are at risk for developing diabetic macular edema (DME), a vision-threatening retinal complication of diabetes that is the leading cause… more
Abstract:… ataxia andtelangiectasia, from which the disease name is derived. In addition, patients also exhibit a number of other clinical symptoms including increased susceptibility to cancer (lymphomas, leukemia, brain tumors), immunodeficiency, insulin-resistant diabetes,… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the World Health Organization, at least 171 million people worldwide are living with diabetes and this figure is likely to more than double by the year 2030. Because of its chronic nature, the severity of its complications and… more
Abstract:…mercialization in the pre-clinical animal research market (first market of Biorasis Inc.) The broader/commercial impacts of this project are enormous considering that there is an urgent need for continuous glucose monitoring devices in view of the growing number of diabetic… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Three novel uncharged silver carbene microbicides that have been shown to be effective against a wide variety of pathogens will be formulated into two different ointment formulations and tested in an infected healing model in the diabetic rat… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): DFIS Eden Medical, Inc. is pleased to submit this revised Phase 2 SBIR proposal to develop the infrared Diabetic Foot Imaging Scanner (DFIS) to demonstrate the ability to capture dynamic thermal imagery and identifyhot spots associated… more
Abstract:… years and over have destructive periodontal disease (gt 4 mm loss of bone height). Alveolar bone height correlates well with subsequent tooth loss. Moreover, it has been foundthat periodontal disease correlates with other diseases, e.g., atherosclerosis and diabetes. Proper… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This interdisciplinary project aims to develop an innovative rehabilitation technology for prevention of fall in elderly and more specifically elderl with diabetes by combining wearable sensor technology and virtual reality. Falls in the… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The American Diabetes Association in 2008 determined that type 2 diabetes (T2D) has reached the status of public health crisis costing the United States at least 174 billion a year. The pathogenesis of T2D is characterized by a… more
Abstract:… serious medical condition in the US affecting millions of Americans. It is particularly a problem with oral craniofacial disorders were the costs of treating damage exceeds60 billion annually. Furthermore, periodontitis is associated with systemic disorders such as diabetes… more
Abstract:… and is typically coupled with low levels of physical activity (i.e. sedentary lifestyles). The combination of obesit and inactivity has resulted in increased morbidity and mortality from hypertension, stroke, coronary artery disease, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes,… more
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