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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. A hormonal therapy for preeclampsia

    SBC: ADEPTHERA, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Preeclampsia is a pregnancy specific hypertensive disorder that can lead to multi organ failure seizure and maternal death Preeclampsia is also responsible for as many as of premature births in the United States Although better neonatal care has improved the likelihood of preterm babies surviving many face increased mortality and serious long term mor ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Smartphone Technology for Parents and Teens: Improving Vaccination Uptake

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Vaccinations for adolescents in the U S tetanus diphtheria and acellular pertussis Tdap meningococcal conjugate vaccine MCV Human Papillomavirus HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarex remain well below the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC goals and especially so for the HPV vaccines These vaccine deficits are pronounced among minor ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Breath ammonia monitoring device for children with urea cycle disorders

    SBC: Lumina Diagnostics, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to develop a non invasive device to enable children with urea cycle disorders and their parents guardians and physicians to actively manage the disorder at home and improve outcomes in the clinic Urea cycle disorders UCD are inborn errors of metabolism that impair oneandapos s ability to convert ammonia NH a neurotoxin into urea which is ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. High-specificity affinity reagents for the detection of glycan sialylation

    SBC: GLYCOSENSORS AND DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Glycans have several distinct properties that make their development as disease biomarkers appealing Firstly their location on cell surfaces makes them the first point of contact for cellular interactions and thus they are crucial in the control of normal metabolic processes and conversely they function as pathogen adhesion receptors Secondly specific gl ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Developing efficient and safe cell-permeable reprogramming peptides for generation of iPS cells.

    SBC: Vivoscript, Inc.            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The groundbreaking discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells iPSCs has opened a new page for developing personalized cell based therapies against various devastating human diseases without ethical concerns of using human embryonic stem cells However the future clinical applications of iPSCs remain in doubt due to potential risks of undesired genomic alter ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Mechanistic Studies of a Novel Small Molecule HIV Inhibitor

    SBC: ADVANCED GENETIC SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There is a significant need for novel HIV therapies given the emergence of viruses resistant to existing drug regimens The Rev RRE protein RNA interaction in HIV plays an essential role in the transport of viral mRNA from the nucleus to the cytoplasm where it can be translated or packaged Previously we identified the thienopyridine scaffold that inhibited HIV ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Development of Isotopically Labeled Glycoproteins for use as Internal Standards

    SBC: GlycoScientific, L.L.C.            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The ability to accurately quantitate the glycan chains attached to glycoproteins has wide ranging implications Numerous studies over the past years have demonstrated that abnormal glycosylation occurs in virtually all types of human cancers and demonstrate the potential of using glycan markers in either a diagnostic or a prognostic manner The glycosylatio ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Optimizing HaploSeq for whole-genome phased haplotypes in biomedical applications

    SBC: ARIMA GENOMICS LLC            Topic: 172

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Phenomenal advances in DNA sequencing technologies have enabled systematic identification of genetic variants in human individuals and the recent FDA marketing authorization of the first next generation genome sequencer signals the arrival of a new era of pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine Nevertheless DNA sequencing alone fails to provide complete i ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Targeting C/EBP-beta Phosphorylation for the Treatment of Lung Fibrosis

    SBC: XFIBRA, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Activation of lung myofibroblasts LMF is responsible for the development of lung fibrosis in chronic lung diseases of all causes and remarkably LMF clearance by apoptosis may prevent development of lung fibrosis and lung injury and possibly allow recovery from reversal of lung fibrosis There is full agreement among tissue fibrosis experts that inhibiting o ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Utilization of cord blood-expanded stem cells for megakaryocyte and platelet production

    SBC: AllCells, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Platelet transfusions are the most effective treatments for patients with thrombocytopenia The growing demand for platelet transfusions is often limited by shortage in the platelets PTL supply due to dependency on volunteer donors short shelf life risk of infections and alloimmunization It is therefore critical to create an efficient donor independent ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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