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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. 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
  3. 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
  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. 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. 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. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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