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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. NMDA Receptor Subtype Selective Modualtors as Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutics

    SBC: NEUROP, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a devastating neurodegenerative disorder. One of the few drugs used to treat AD is memantine, which inhibits N-methyl-d-aspartate receptors (NMDARs), glutamate receptor subtypes found at nearly all vertebrate excitatory synapses. NMDARs are critically involved in many aspects of nervous system function, including learning and me ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Enable Early and Sensitive In Vivo Detection of Liver Metastasis by Protein-based

    SBC: INLIGHTA BIOSCIENCES L.L.C.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The major barriers limiting the application of MRI to detect small liver lesions and metastasis at the early stage and patient selection for targeted therapy based on molecular imaging of disease biomarkers, are due tothe lack of desired MRI contrast agents capable of enhancing the contrast between normal liver tissues and tumors with high relaxivity, tumor tar ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Mucins in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Pancreatic Diseases

    SBC: Sanguine Diagnostics And Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Due to its asymptomatic nature and lack of methods for early detection, gt 80% of pancreatic cancer (PC) patients present with an unresectable primary tumor with distant metastasis at the time of diagnosis. While the overall 5 year survival rate of pancreatic cancer is dismal, significantly better outcomes have been reported for smaller tumors detected at an e ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Robotic whole organism HTS platform for drug discovery and development

    SBC: Luminomics Inc.            Topic: NCATS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our goal is to create a compact, affordable, fully automated, screening system for large-scale drug 2 testing in living small animal disease models (e.g., worms, flies, and fish). Modern drug discovery is 3 driven by high-throughput screening (HTS) systems that have the capacity to evaluate large chemical 4 compound 'libraries'. The majority of hits ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Silica Colloidal Crystals for High Resolution MALDI-MS of Glycoproteins

    SBC: LI-COR, Inc.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The product is a slide coated with silica colloidal crystals to combine protein electrophoresis with matrix assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry MALDI MS detection giving superior performance in both The Phase II proposal will be to develop an instrument for facile application of the slide in proteomics of intat glycoproteins This propos ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. Friends, Family, and Food: Interactive Virtual Environments for Children with Food Allergies

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Pediatric Food Allergy FA is recognized as a serious public health concern that affects approximately percent of children with symptoms affecting multiple organ systems including skin the respiratory tract and the GI tract Food induced anaphylaxis which is a rapid potentially life threatening reaction can occur in more serious cases Despite the s ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Pegasys VR: Integrating Virtual Humans in the Treatment of Child Social Anxiety

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders among youth with lifetime prevalence ranging between of the general population Among anxiety disorders social anxiety disorder SAD affects of all youth resulting in significant short and long term impairment including increased likelihood of substance abuse limited academic achievemen ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Experience Success: Virtual Reality Skills Training to Enhance e-Weight Loss

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overweight and obesity are major health problems affecting over two thirds of US adults Commercially available Internet based weight loss programs are currently used by millions of overweight obese individuals in the U S but weight losses are often poor likely because these products on the whole do not incorporate empirically validated behavioral weight los ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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