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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. Robust Predictor of Breast Cancer Risk

    SBC: Morgan and Mendel Genomics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Approximately 1.5 million women in the United States are at high-risk for developing breast cancer, based on inheritance of a germline mutation in a gene in the double strand-break (DSB) repair and cyclin-checkpoint pathways. Many are unaware of their genetic predispositions, because their family history is uninformative or unknown. Genetic testing is important for identifying mutations in these g ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 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. Novel SCD1 inhibitors for treatment of cancer

    SBC: MODULATION THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Metabolic reprogramming plays a critical role in carcinogenesisin part due its ability to promote immune suppressive properties within tumorsHoweverit is unclear whether inhibition of fatty acid metabolism in tumors affects their immunogenicityHerewe show for the first time that inhibition of stearoyl CoA desaturaseSCDthe rate limiting enzyme involved in fatty acid synthesis conver ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Developing Schweinfurthin Analogs as Glioma Therapies

    SBC: TERPENOID THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the American Cancer Society an estimated 21,810 cases of primary malignant brain tumor will be reported in the US in 2008. The ACS also estimates that 13,070 deaths will occur due to these diseases in this year. This Phase II STTR program advocates the development of drugs for primary CNS cancers from the schweinfurthin family of natural products. ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Personalized speech output for communication devices

    SBC: Agora Net Inc            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project encompasses development and testing of a concatenative text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis system known as ModelTalker and software called InvTool which guides individuals in creating personal synthetic voices for use with ModelTalker. The overall system is intended to be of particular interest to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) device ...

    STTR Phase II 2007 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Medication Dispenser: MD2: Improving Health Outcomes

    SBC: INTERACTIVE MEDICAL DEVELOPMENT, LC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): The medication dispensing and monitoring system, MD 2, has been shown in preliminary studies to support a medication compliance rate of 98.5% The MD 2 was developed by Interactive Medical Developments LC to address issues of medicine non-compliance and the negative impact non-compliance has on the health and well being of the patient and the frustration of c ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Aptamers for Imaging and Therapy

    SBC: Aptalogic, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Phase I The current proposal describes the selection of an aptamer that recognizes the drug PD173955, which is one of large family of substituted pyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidine inhibitors of tyrosine protein kinases. An aptamer is a single stranded nucleic acid that acts like an antibody but that can be expressed and function inside cells. The PD173955 RNA aptamer wi ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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