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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. Micro-endoscopic impedance sensing for surgical margin assessment

    SBC: RYTEK MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT The primary objective of surgical therapy for the treatment of patients with any cancer is to remove all cancer cells from within the bodywith the secondary objective of maintaining organ functionThe primary pathological metric used to rate the success of a surgical procedure is evaluation of the surgical margin of the resected tissue specimenpost operativelyThis typically involves cuttin ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of a Novel Bio-Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 300

    Development of a Novel Bio Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair Project Summary Abstract This project proposes the development of a novel mesh adhesive system for abdominal hernia repair utilizing surface modification of polymer surgical mesh to allow for improved tissue fixation with a poloxamine hydrogel adhesiveMore thanmillion Americans undergo hernia repair with surgical mesh each ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Developing and validating a podocyte cell-based diagnostic assay for identifying recurrent focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis patients

    SBC: InDepth Pharmaceuticals, LLC            Topic: 400

    Diagnosing glomerular diseases accurately and in timely fashion is key to developing a successful treatment plan and thereby prevent their progression to ESRDend stage renal diseaseHowevertheir successful diagnosis remains challenging due to the complex diagnostic procedures used including invasive renal biopsiesThusthere is a compelling need to develop simplified procedures to detect glomerular d ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. An unobtrusive monitoring device used for tracking asthma symptoms and lung function variability

    SBC: Clairways LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Project Summary Abstract The applicationandapos s broadlong term objective is to developevaluate and commercialize a device for continuous monitoring of a childandapos s asthma componentssymptomslung function variabilitynighttime awakeningsetcover a few weeksAsthma is the most common pediatric chronic condition in the USIt affectsmillion childrencausesmillion emergency departmentEDvisitsmillion ho ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Reward-based technology to improve opioid use disorder treatment initiation after an ED visit

    SBC: Q2I, LLC            Topic: NIDA

    Project Summary Abstract Millions of people in the US misuse opioids each yearleading to thousands of deaths and costing billions of dollars in total economic burdenMedication assisted treatmentMATfor opioid use disorderOUDis highly efficaciousbut only a fraction of OUD persons access MATand treatment non adherence is common and associated with poor outcomesThis STTR Fast Track proposal is designe ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Identifying hereditary cancer patients in low-resource community cancer settings using an innovative informatics solution

    SBC: SGgenomics, Inc.            Topic: 101

    PROJECT SUMMARYHereditary cancer risk assessment in low resource community cancer settings is a signi cant unmet clinical needUnfortunatelymost community cancer clinics do not have adequate access to genetics expertise and patients are not systematically assessed for hereditary riskNew cost e ective and practical approaches are needed to assess and identify patients at risk for hereditary cancer c ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Targeted Chelation for Reversal of Vascular Calcification

    SBC: Elastrin Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    PROJECT SUMMARY Medial arterial calcification is a form of vessel hardening in which calcium deposits are found in the medial layer of elastic and muscular arteriesspecifically on elastic fibersleading to arterial stiffening and tearingAn independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in diabetic and chronic kidney disease patientsit predisposes the patients to cardiovascular mortality and lo ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Next generation HDAC inhibitors with superior potency, selectivity, and pharmacokinetic profiles for the treatment of liver ischemia-reperfusion injury

    SBC: Lydex Pharmaceuticals LLC            Topic: 300

    Hepatic ischemia reperfusion injuryIRIoccurs in many clinical situationssuch as traumahepatic surgerye gliver resection for tumor treatmentliver donation and transplantationshock and vascular diseasesHepatic I R causes severe liver injury and promotes inflammationleading to liver dysfunctionmultiple organ failure and deathIt also compromises long term outcomes after surgery and traumaCurrentlyno e ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. An Open-Sourced Imaging Ultrasound Platform

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACTUltrasound isand is poised to remaina ubiquitous biomedical imaging modalityIt is safefasteffectiveand affordableUltrasound imaging innovations are being actively developed to provide inexpensive solutions to public health concerns in areas as diverse as early cancer detectiontargeted drug deliveryand image guided surgeryYet significant barriers to research and innovation i ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Ultrasound-coupled electrical impedance tomography for assessment of neuromuscular disorders

    SBC: RYTEK MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: NIAMS

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Clinical NeedThe coming decades promise a revolution in the therapies available for patients with generalized neuromuscular diseasesGNMDsincluding muscular dystrophyamyotrophic lateral sclerosisspinal muscular atrophymyasthenia gravisand a variety of acquired myopathiesHoweverin order to help facilitate thisthe academic and industrial clinical research communities need imp ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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