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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 September, 2020.

  1. Application of PPODA-QT for embolization of aneurysms

    SBC: Aneuvas Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 101

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACTA cerebral aneurysm is an abnormal enlargement or pouch that forms from a weakened vessel segment in the brainOften going unnoticed and untreatedan aneurysm can cause a sudden and catastrophic hemorrhage or strokeApproximatelyof patients die from an aneurysm rupture even before receiving medical attention andof patients die despite medical treatmentPatients that survive typ ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Validation of Novel Therapeutic Approach for Leptomeningeal Metastases

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Leptomeningeal Metastases LM is a condition in which tumor cells from a primary tumor metastasize invade the subarachnoid space SAS and spread throughout the cerebrospinal fluid CSF resulting in seeding along the meninges brain and spinal cord LM represents a devastating event of cancer progression There are cases annually and currently no cure with average survival of months with current ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Robot-Assisted Cognitive Training for Socially Isolated Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

    SBC: Applied Universal Dynamics, Corp.            Topic: NIA

    This project will develop a Socially Assistive RobotSARto provide cognitive trainingin the form of learning to play the pianoto improve cognitive functioning and reduce feelings of loneliness in socially isolated older adultsThe SAR will administer cognitive training via guided practice on a set of standard piano lesson tasks designed to reflect particular cognitive functionsmemoryattentionlanguag ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Validation of a Novel Fungicidal Approach for Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACT When Cryptococcus is manifested as cryptococcal meningitisCMit creates a large burden of mortality and morbidity to the patient and is very difficult for the clinician to treatThere are now an estimatedUS cases andcases of CM worldwide annuallywith estimated mortality ofper yearCM is caused when Cryptococcus neoformansa basidiomycete fungal pathogeninvades the central nervous systemCNSIt ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. The Bumps: A Device for Rapid, Non-Invasive Quantification of Touch Sensation

    SBC: Neuro Devices, Inc.            Topic: 100

    The BumpsA Device for RapidNon Invasive Quantification of Touch Sensation Abstract !Our proposal describes an elegant device called the Bumps that quantifies finger pad touch sensation at low micron levelsThe objectives are to diagnose peripheral neuropathy near its onsetwhen the possibility for reversal is highestand to monitor either progression or reversal of neuropathy during treatmentEarly di ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Location Initiated Individualized Texts for African American Adolescent Health

    SBC: MEI Research, Ltd            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARYAdolescent obesity is a multifaceted public health concernparticularly for Black and Hispanic adolescents who are disproportionately impacted by this epidemicResearch suggests that exposure toand consumption offoods prepared outside of the home contribute to having a high body mass indexBMIOn averageyouth consume over one third of their daily calories from meals prepared away from h ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Dual View Endoscopy for Colonoscopy

    SBC: Omniscient Imaging, Inc.            Topic: 102

    AbstractAn estimatedmillion colonoscopies are performed annually in the US at a cost of about $Bhowever current colonoscopes with forward vision fail to detectof precancerous polypsOverof the missed polyps are located on or behind numerous folds in the colon where they are hidden from the sight of a forward view colonoscopeIn this research proposalwe propose to complete our development of an imagi ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Medical Sensor Applications of Tunnel Magnetoresistance TMR

    SBC: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORP.            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Koronis Biomedical Technologies KBT proposes to develop a novel omnidirectional low power miniaturized hearing aid telecoil replacement module TCRM based on tunneling magnetoresistance TMR technology It has been reported that million Americans have hearing loss Hearing loss affects in Americans and in households Modern telecoils assist ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Distance Filtering System for Retinal Implants

    SBC: ADVANCED MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to develop and evaluate the utility of a novel input camera system for retinal prosthetics that allows users to filter optical imagery based on distance from the observer We call this andquot depth filteringandquot which can be accomplished with a depth sensing stereoscopic camera system Retinal prostheses can restore partial vision to people bli ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Mutation Enriched Targeted Re Sequencing

    SBC: TRANSGENOMIC, INC.            Topic: 103

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Low level tumor associated somatic DNA mutations can have profound implications for development of metastasis prognosis choice of treatment follow up or early cancer detection Unless they are effectively detected these low level mutations can misinform patient management decisions or become missed opportunities for personalized medicine Widely used tech ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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