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  1. A novel product for tendinopathy treatment

    SBC: NEW YORK R&D CENTER FOR TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE AND THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary This study aims to prove the concept and feasibility that TendonCure extracellular vesicles that contain signaling molecules i e exosomes secreted by mesenchymal stem cells i e tendon stem progenitor cells TSPCs or adipose derived stem cells ADSCs from individual patients donors cultured on a novel scaffold exert therapeutic efficacy on tendinopathy when injected into ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Microfabrication based Biomimetic Approach for In Vitro Red Blood Cell Maturation

    SBC: Simpore Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    Abstract The overall goal of this proposal is to develop systems for efficient ex vivo maturation of functional human red blood cells RBCs which holds tremendous potential for addressing supply bottlenecks for delivering new therapeutic options to chronically transfused patients with severe alloimmunization and for novel strategies for delivering therapeutics via engineered RBCs No approaches ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Structure based optimization of a novel pharmacological chaperone therapy for MPSIIIC

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY Lysosomal storage diseases LSD are rare inherited metabolic disorders caused by defects in the cellular catabolic system Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IIIC MPS IIIC or Sanfilippo disease type C is one such LSD that is caused by deficiency of the enzyme heparan sulfate acetyl CoA glucosaminide N acetyltransferase HGSNAT essential for degradation of heparan sulfate a repeati ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Innovative Tools for Three Dimensional Traction Force Microscopy of Single Cells

    SBC: Simmetrix Inc            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Tractions exerted by individual cells on their surroundings play a critical role in mechanical events in biology such as tissue contraction folding cell shape changes or cell movements and in many basic cellular functions such as biochemical signaling proliferation and differentiation These processes are in turn implicated in the progression of diseases like cancer atherosc ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development and validation of therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis III

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Sanfilippo syndrome mucopolysaccharidosis type III MPS III is a devastating neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder of childhood for which there is presently no cure or effective treatment available The fundamental cause of MPS III is an inherited mutation in one of the enzymes required to catabolize heparan sulfate HS a glycosaminoglycan which pla ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Image guided Planning System for Skull Correction in Children with Craniosynostosis Phase II

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Craniosynostosis is the premature fusion of cranial sutures and occurs in approximately one in live births It results in cranial malformation that can lead to elevated intra cranial pressure brain growth impairment and developmental deficiency The most common treatment option for craniosynostosis is surgery Currently surgical treatment planning of c ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Therapy for drug resistant influenza strains by nucleic acid targeting of respiratory airways

    SBC: Abcombi Biosciences Inc            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Antiviral drugs are a crucial countermeasure for influenza A virus IAV particularly in circumstances of increased IAV incidence or if a vaccine is unavailable e g virulent H N IAV However the emergence of IAV strains that are resistant to current antivirals H N underscores the need for new treatment strategies particularly those that modify the host response IAVs ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Pre Clinical Safety and Efficacy of TRB N for the Treatment of Periodontal Disease

    SBC: TRAVERSE BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Traverse Biosciences Inc is a pre clinical stage drug development company working to commercialize new chemical entities which act to resolve inflammatory conditions through pleiotropic host modulation of pathologically unrestrained matrix metalloproteinases MMPs and pro inflammatory cytokines The companyandapos s lead drug candidate TRB N is a proprietary chemic ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Novel Approach to Purifying iPSC Derived Cell Cultures

    SBC: HocusLocus Inc.            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We are pioneering an RNA based switch technology called structurally interacting RNAs sxRNA which utilizes post transcriptional gene regulation as a reporter for miRNA detection Normally RNA binding proteins RBP associate with a andapos stem loop structure to facilitate translation of an upstream coding region by as much as an order of magnitude It is ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Electronic Optimization of Stem Cell Derived Human Cardiac Myocytes

    SBC: Cytocybernetics Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant As part of the FDA approval process for novel therapeutic drugs safety screening demonstrating that the new drug does not have deleterious effects on the human cardiac action potential is required Healthy human heart cells are not available for such preclinical drug testing There is currently no consensus on the best experimental approach to provide the most ...

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

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