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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. Topical selective T-type blockers for the treatment of neuropathic pain

    SBC: Dermaxon LLC            Topic: 105

    Project SummaryAbstract Paclitaxel is widely used throughout the field of oncology with indications for the treatment of a number of solid tumorsThe most commonly reported neurotoxic effect of paclitaxel is peripheral sensory neuropathy which often limits the dose and frequency of paclitaxel treatmentNeuropathic pain management is currently aimed only at reducing symptoms and treatment of chronic ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. GAA-ITEM: Personalizing the Prediction of Anti-therapeutic Antibody Response in Pompe Disease Patients

    SBC: EPIVAX, INC.            Topic: 999

    Abstract SignificanceInfantile Pompe DiseaseIPDis an autosomal recessive glycogen storage disorder caused by a deficiency of acid alpha glucosidaseGAAleading to accumulation of glycogen in lysosomesprimarily in skeletalcardiac and smooth musclesUntreated IPD infants die within the firstyears of lifeEnzyme replacement therapyERTwith recombinant human GAArhGAAimproves survival and quality of lifebut ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Combining Next-Generation Sequencing and Advanced Algorithms to Elucidate Tumor Heterogeneity

    SBC: Medley Genomics            Topic: 100

    PROJECT SUMMARY Cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwideDriven by advancements in quantifying and characterizing the molecular profile of the tumorcancer therapy is becoming more personalizedselectiveand specificA key factor contributing to the lethalitytherapeutic failureand drug resistance of cancer patientshoweveris intra tumor heterogeneityITHcharacterized by a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. Using Serious STEM Interactive Digital Technology To Understand Agriculture

    SBC: MEADOWLARK SCIENCE AND EDUCATION, LLC            Topic: 500

    PROJECT SUMMARY Improving STEM focused curriculum is a primary objective of the current U S administration and is crucial for ensuring that upcoming generations receive the training and skills necessary to compete in the existing global economy To that end there is an urgent need for additional effective teaching tools able to reach a generation that requires instant access to information and a ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Range Encoded Difference Compression of EEG on a chip for Implantable Devices

    SBC: NEURALYNX INC            Topic: 101

    Large scale electrophysiology recordings are recognized as a powerful tool for systems neurobiology and investigation of normal and pathological brain function Buzsaki Continuous high spatial and temporal resolution intracranial electroencephalography iEEG and single neuron recordings from animals and humans are increasingly being used to investigate both normal and pathologic brain f ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Novel Antigen-Specific Immunomodulatory Tregitope-based Therapy to Address Autoimmune Pathogenesis in Graves' Disease

    SBC: EPIVAX, INC.            Topic: 200

    ABSTRACT SignificanceGravesdiseaseGDone of the most prevalent autoimmune diseasesis caused by stimulating autoantibodiesTSAbto the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone ReceptorTSHRresulting in hyperthyroidismCurrent methods for managing hyperthyroidism in GD target excess thyroid hormone secretion by ablation or removal of the thyroid or by blocking thyroid hormone synthesisEach of these therapies is assoc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. Caring for the Caregiver: A Theory-Driven Mobile Intervention to Promote Caregiver Well-Being

    SBC: Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc            Topic: NIA

    Overmillion Americans are currently providing unpaid care to a family memberrelativeor friend with Alzheimer s disease or related dementiaWhile caregiving can be a positive experience that brings meaning and an increased sense of purposeit can also take a tollNearlyof Alzheimer s and dementia caregivers rate their emotional distress as high or very highand as many assuffer from depressionCaregiver ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  8. Live Cell Assays to Identify and Interrogate Stressed Neurons in Models of Neurodegenerative Disease.

    SBC: Montana Molecular LLC            Topic: 105

    Summary Abstract Many diseases of the brain involve cellular stressEarly in lifethe Zika virus triggers stress in neural progenitor cells causing microcephalyMuch later in life the mutant proteins produced in Parkinsonandapos s and Huntingtonandapos s diseaseas well as ALSand Alzheimerandapos s all produce cellular stress leading to the slow neurodegeneration that occurs over many yearsTypically t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Improving STEM learning through digital technology simulating authentic research

    SBC: MEADOWLARK SCIENCE AND EDUCATION, LLC            Topic: 500

    Novel and effective techniques for imparting STEM based knowledge and concepts are increasingly in demand as our world becomes progressively computerized and complexWhile traditional teaching approaches have worked well in the past for many areas of studyresearch has shown that traditional teaching methods may diminish student engagement in scientific studieswhich are especially dynamic and consta ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. NV103: Antibody Conjugated Nanoparticle for Ewing Sarcoma Targeted Therapy

    SBC: NanoValent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary This Phase II SBIR project seeks to demonstrate that noveltargetable nanoparticles can delivery therapeutic substances to human tumor cells and reduce tumor burden in cancerThe concept for these nanoparticles is based on the hybrid polymerized liposome nanoparticleHPLNthat displays functional antibodies that target tumor cell surface markersThe therapeutic cargos are encapsulated c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human Services

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