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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 yearapproximatelysevere mistreatments happen in radiation therapyRadiation therapy lawsuits rank in the top third of all medical specialties with an average of $per claim settled or litigatedThe current method for detecting treatment errors is by a weekly patient chart checkwhere each treatment record is manually reviewed on a weekly basisThis labor intensive and ine ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  3. 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 Services
  4. IMPROVING THE TREATMENT OF CONTAMINATED AQUIFERS BYDEVELOPING DIRECT-PUSH OXIDANT CANDLES WITH PNEUMATIC CIRCULATORS

    SBC: AirLIft Environmental LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Clean water is one of the most basic societal needs in the world Few situations incite more public outcry than when a community learns that their drinking water has been tainted Two of the biggest threats to groundwater quality in the U S are contamination from either chlorinated solvents or petroleum Left unattended the size and scope of the problems asso ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST TO DIFFERENTIATE CAVITATED FROM NON-CAVITATED DENTAL CARIES

    SBC: FIREFLY HEALTH INNOVATIONS NE, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project aims to improve the accuracy of tests for early tooth decay dental caries specifically for interproximal surfaces where the posterior teeth abut one another In these regions there is no physical space to visually inspect or probe for caries Instead dentists rely on bitewing X rays BWs But dentists cannot tell whether lucencies observed ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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 Services
  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 Services
  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 Services
  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 Services
  10. OTOREFLECTANCE ASSESSMENT OF MIDDLE-EAR FUNCTIONING

    SBC: Sonicom, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Otoreflectance (OR) is a new class of hearing-test instruments utilizing acoustic signals presented and recorded in the ear canal. OR instruments address the following limitations in existing instruments to screen and diagnose middle-ear function: (1) detection of otitis media, (2) prediction of conductive hearing loss, (3) detection of middle-ear dysfunction i ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of Health and Human Services
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