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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Measuring toxicant effects on cellular function in a microarray format

    SBC: CIENCIA INC            Topic: 113

    Project Summary/Abstract – The EPA maintains a Toxics Release Inventory of andgt;650 toxic chemicals that are disposed or released from andgt;20,000 industrial sites in the United States, while HHS and USDA maintain a list of over 60 select agents and toxicants that pose a severe risk to human, animal, and plant health. These compounds represent only a fraction of the known and unknown environme ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. An Automated Patient Chart Error Detection System for Radiation Therapy

    SBC: Infondrian LLC            Topic: 101

    Project Summary/Abstract Every year, approximately 1,200 severe mistreatments happen in radiation therapy. Radiation therapy lawsuits rank in the top third of all medical specialties with an average of $313,000 per claim settled or litigated. The current method for detecting treatment errors is by a weekly patient chart check, where each treatment record is manually reviewed on a weekly basis. Thi ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Method to Increase Buprenorphine Treatment Capacity and Effectiveness

    SBC: CBT4CBT, LLC            Topic: R42

    The goal of this fast track STTR proposal is to expand buprenorphine maintenance therapy for opioiddependent patientsOvermillion people in the US are addicted to opiatesProviding effective agonist therapymethadone or buprenorphinecoupled with behavioral counseling greatly improves outcomesreduces morbidityand reduces societal costsMethadone maintenance treatment has been limited due to complex sta ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Production of Chemical Reagents for Prompt-Agent-Defeat Weapons

    SBC: NALAS ENGINEERING SERVICES INC            Topic: DTRA14B001

    Nalas Engineering and Johns Hopkins University collaborated in a Phase I STTR program to study reactive mixtures of HI3O8 and nanocomposite fuels previously developed by the Weihs Group. These fuel/oxidizer mixtures are uniquely able to simultaneously produce heat and biocidal iodine gas, a combination designed to destroy biological weapons. The team at Nalas focused on evaluating conditions for p ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. A brief iPad based screening measure for HIV associated neurocognitive disorders

    SBC: Digital Artefacts LLC            Topic: 105

    Despite significance advances in anti retroviral treatments HIV associated neurocognitive disorder HAND remains prevalent and can affect a broad range of everyday activities An effective brief cognitive screen that could be implemented in busy HIV clinics where clinicians have limited time to provide care for patients with complex medical psychiatric and cognitive conditions has the poten ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Measurement of Beta Cell Death in Diabetes

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant All forms of diabetes are characterized by the death of insulin producing cells In Type diabetes T D this leads to the reliance on exogenous insulin for survival Death of cells is silent it cannot be detected in vivo until it has progressed to such an extent that metabolic function is impaired The loss of cells has only been assessed by functiona ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Internet-Based Distributed Quantitative 4D Analysis of Aortic MR/MDCT Images

    SBC: MEDICAL IMAGING APPLICATIONS, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Aortic aneurysms and dissections are a cause of frequently preventable death for over 13,000 people annually in the US alone. Many more patients live under a constant threat of a catastrophic aortic event from atheroscle- rotic or congenital causes. Therefore, early and comprehensive diagnosis of morphological or dynamic changes in the aorta is of great importance. This STTR proposal extends and t ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Computational Tools for Research in Neuroscience, Behavioral Science and Mental H

    SBC: Molecular Neuroimaging, L.l.c.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop a software package to automatically evaluate a subject's beta amyloid PET scan (using either C11-PIB, F18-florbetaben, or F18-florbetapir, F18-flutemetamol) by normalizing the subject's scan, masking away non-gray matter tissue (without relying on co-registered MRI scans), placing standardized ROIs onto the transverse slices, and ...

    STTR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Efficacy of Home-Based Self-Management for Chronic Fatigue

    SBC: WARREN STRESS MANAGEMENT            Topic: NINR

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term objective of this proposal is to establish a commercially viable program of illness self- management in people with unexplained chronic fatigue (UCF) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). A successful self-management product has the potential (1) to improve the generally poor outcomes for UCF and CFS patients, (2) to greatly expand the availability ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Bio-monitoring Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) exposure and body burden

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Exposure to isocyanate, the essential cross-linker for making polyurethane, is a leading cause of occupational asthma world-wide. Three major types of isocyanate are used commercially, methylene-diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate (TDI), or aliphatic, hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI). Despite being the newest of the three, MDI has overtaken the ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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