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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. 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
  2. C.A.R.E.S.: A Mobile Health Program for Alcohol Risk Reduction for an Under-Served College Population

    SBC: Live Inspired, LLC            Topic: 550

    Excessive alcohol use is the third-leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. with young adults ages 18-29 showing the highest rates of hazardous alcohol use. Community colleges serve over 12 million students, comprising 45% of all U.S. college students. Community college students (CCS) show rates of heavy alcohol use similar to students at traditional four-year residential (FYR) colleges, but ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Immersive Virtual Reality as a Tool to Improve Police Safety in Adolescents and Adults with ASD

    SBC: Floreo, Inc.            Topic: 103

    Floreo Technology proposes to develop the Police Safety Module (PSM), an innovative, immersive mobile virtual reality (VR) application designed to train police safety in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD has been increasing in prevalence over recent years. While much attention has been paid to the causes and early diagnosis of ASD, there remains a clear need for effec ...

    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. A synthetic biology library for the Semantic Web

    SBC: Clark & Parsia, LLC            Topic: NHGRI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term aims of this project are to improve the engineering practices of synthetic biologists, and thereby to hasten the pace of synthetic biology research. Synthetic biology is poised to make great contributions to health, medicine, energy, and the environment by building systems ranging from the production of anti-malarial drugs, to improved antibiotics ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  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
  10. A Dual Molecular/Tumor Targeting Therapy for PanCa

    SBC: SYNERGENE THERAPEUTICS INC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Approximately 30,000 people in the United States are diagnosed each year with pancreatic cancer (PanCa). Over 90% of these will die of the disease making PanCa one of the most devastating human malignancies. The current 5-year survival rate of less than 4% has changed little in the last 20 years despite improvements in therapy including the introduction of ...

    STTR Phase II 2004 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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