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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 June, 2020.

  1. Developing a Small Peptide to Control Autoimmune Inflammation In Type 1 Diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIAID

    TypeDiabetesT Daffects an ever growing populationWhile this disease typically has been associated with juvenilesthe disease in adult populations is rapidly increasingThe defining clinical component is insulin losswhich occurs because of sustained inflammation in the isletsAt present there is no means to prevent or reverse insulin lossA major inflammatory pathway in T D that contributes to insulin ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Targeting glioblastoma stem-like cells with custom-designed viral vectors

    SBC: Lacerta Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    GlioblastomaGBMis the most lethal form of adult brain cancers with a median survival of andltmonths despite aggressive standard chemoradiationGBM are formed by GBM stem like cellsGSCsa major contributor to tumor recurrence and a natural focus for therapeutic developmentThere are two main reasons responsible for treatment failurehigh intraand inter tumor cellular and molecular heterogeneity with mu ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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 syndromeMetSis a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular diseasetypediabetes mellitusand mortalityand currently affects andgtof US adultsMetS is associated with endothelial dysfunctiondecreased circulating endothelial progenitor cellsEPCsand a pro inflammatory stateWe have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic mesenchymal stem cellsMSCsrestor ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. In Vivo Studies of a Novel HDAC Inhibitor for Treating Hemoglobin Disorders

    SBC: Cetya Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    PROJECT SUMMARY Thehemoglobinopathies are prevalent genetic blood diseases with few treatment optionsIt is estimate thatof the worldandapos s population carries an abnormal hemoglobin gene withinfants born annually with a severe life threatening hemoglobinopathyDrug mediated induction of normalbut developmentally silencedfetal hemoglobinHbFexpression reduces anemia and ameliorates clinical severit ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Innovative Mitigation of Radiation Effects in Advanced Technology Nodes

    SBC: Microelectronics Research Development Corporation            Topic: DTRA16A003

    Micro-RDC has developed portable radiation effects test structures that scale to new process nodes.These structures will enable the investigation of the effects of radiation on the new technology from the material processing level as well as the circuit level.Fabricating the chosen structures and the refinement of software to extract the model parameters will be completed in this effort.A suite of ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Create Ultralong DNA Constructs in One Assembly Step

    SBC: FIREBIRD BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES LLC            Topic: 400

    Create Ultralong DNA Constructs in One Assembly Step Firebird Biomolecular Sciences LLCSteven ABenner Foundation for Applied Molecular EvolutionShuichi Hoshika AbstractFrost andampSullivan found aglobal market for DNA oligos at $million$million for genesPrivate investment in DNA synthesis companies like TwistGinkgoand DNA Script give collective valuations of several billion dollarsFederal public i ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Development of a Clinical Screening Platform for Type 1 Diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIDDK

    AbstractA major shortfall in clinical care for diabetes is a rapid and accurate screen for progression to diseaseCurrent criteria involve HLA haplotypeand the presence of auto antibodiesAAGenome wide associated studiesGWASrevealed only immune associated genes including HLA as T D predictorsThe ability to differentiate from other diseases was very limitedPre typediabetesp T Dis now being identified ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Scientific Merit and Feasibility of Fructokinase Inhibition for Obesity

    SBC: Colorado Research Partners LLC            Topic: 300

    Our goal is to develop a firstin class therapeutic agent that directly blocks the metabolism of fructosea key component in sugarIntake of sugarsucroseand high fructose corn syrupHFCSinduces metabolic syndrome and diabetes in laboratory animals and are strongly associated with obesity and diabetes in humansBoth sucrose and HFCS contain fructosewhich stimulates food intake by inducing leptin resista ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. 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
  10. Enhancing Care of the Aged and Dying in Prisons

    SBC: KLEIN BUENDEL, INC            Topic: NIA

    The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world There are over state and federal prisons housing over million prisoners in the United States The demographics of the prison population are shifting Longer sentences and constrained options for early release compound this trend The older adult segment of prison populations has more than tripled since The health ...

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