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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. Wireless implantable optofluidic systems for programmed pharmacology and optogenetics

    SBC: Neurolux, Inc.            Topic: 101

    Project Summary Abstract Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems affect the quality of life of millions of people worldwide Progress in understanding the function of neural networks and in developing associated insights into the underlying causes of these diseases can be accelerated by advances in techniques and methodologies for neuroscience research Collaborative efforts between ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Knowledge and Usage of Lactation using Education and Advice from Support Network KULEA NET

    SBC: Benten Technologies, Inc.            Topic: NIMHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Breastfeeding has the potential to reduce health disparities associated with infant mortality and morbidity Breastfeeding rates by ethnicity in the United States show a marked disparity in African American AA women as compared to other groups Barriers to breastfeeding are complex with literature citing a lack of knowledge poor family and social support inhibiting soc ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Systematic Medical Approach to Reward Transformation SMART for Brain Health in Opioid Use Disorder

    SBC: Versa Integrated Solutions, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Summary In recent years opioid use disorder OUD and deaths due to opiate overdose e g with heroin fentanyl oxycodone in suburban and rural non minority groups has created an urgency for approaches to stem this epidemic but the rise in OUD and opiate overdose deaths has occurred in inner cities at similar rates Heroin misuse and addiction are persistent problems in African American commu ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Development of Pirenzepine for HIV SN

    SBC: WinSanTor, Inc.            Topic: 101

    PROJECT SUMMARY Over million people worldwide including million people in the USA are HIV positive HIV associated sensory neuropathy HIV SN is the most frequent neurological manifestation of HIV and is characterized as a distal symmetrical predominantly sensory polyneuropathy HIV SN may represent clinically indistinguishable neuropathies with distinct pathogenesis a distal axona ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Biocatalytic production of precursors to lutein and zeaxanthin to address age related macular degeneration

    SBC: EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Atrophic dry age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of severe loss of vision for those over age Dietary supplements containing lutein and zeaxanthin are recommended by the NEI for those at risk of late AMD There has been a corresponding growth in demand for these two xanthophylls Lutein and zeaxanthin are currently sourced from marigolds grown mostl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A Novel Strategy to Identify Substances that Improve Mitochnodrial Fitness

    SBC: CYTEGEN CORP            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract Mitochondrial dysfunction causes mitochondrial diseases and is tightly linked to aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsonandapos s and Alzheimerandapos s Recent discoveries support that mitochondrial dysfunction can be overcome to treat age related decline Cytegenandapos s hypothesis is that exercise induces the secretion of blood borne proteins that act ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Mitochondrial Targeted Nano antioxidants to Treat Alzheimer s Disease

    SBC: Acelerox, LLC            Topic: NIA

    ABSTRACT PROJECT SUMMARY Alzheimer s disease AD is characterized by hyperphosphorylated tau protein which causes impaired axonal transport in neurons In recent years multiple researchers have determined that oxidative stress appears to be a significant early event in the pathogenesis of AD in preclinical AD models and in AD patients We have shown that reducing oxidative stress through quench ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Biomimetic Wound Healing Devices to Close Diabetic Wounds

    SBC: Protein Genomics            Topic: NIDDK

    The long term objective of this project is the synthesis and assembly of wound healing devices that mimic as closely as possible the biochemical and mechanical characteristics of healthy human skin The proposed research would focus on the synthesis of membranes containing electrospun human recombinant tropoelastin and collagen mixtures The ratios of the two molecules and the spinning condition ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Randomized Blinded Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Longeveron Mesenchymal Stem Cell LMSC Therapy for Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    SBC: Longeveron LLC            Topic: NIA

    The metabolic syndrome MetS is a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular disease type diabetes mellitus and mortality and currently affects andgt of US adults MetS is associated with endothelial dysfunction decreased circulating endothelial progenitor cells EPCs and a pro inflammatory state We have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic me ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Vastly improved influenza diagnostics through the development of a handheld thermal contrast reader

    SBC: Vigilant Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: 600

    VIGILANT DIAGNOSTICS NIAID NIH STTR Phase I Application Vastly improved influenza diagnostics through the development of a portable thermal contrast reader PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Despite recent advances in rapid influenza diagnostic tests false negatives stemming from poor sensitivity contribute to nosocomial transmission and prevent thousands from receiving appropriate antiviral treatment A ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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