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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. A Universal Brain Atlas for Implanting and Managing Deep Brain Stimulators

    SBC: Neurotargeting, LLC            Topic: NIMH

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Deep brain stimulation has risen as a neurosurgical procedure of choice for patients with disabling neurological or psychiatric disorders for its abiliy to modulate improvement in the activity of certain circuits. The procedure is currently approved for treatment of Parkinson's disease (PD), essential tremor (ET), dystonia, and obsessive-compulsive disorde ...

    STTR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Gene Expression and Diagnosis of Autoimmune Disease

    SBC: ARTHROCHIP, LLC            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Autoimmune diseases are thought to arise from abnormalities in innate or adaptive immune responses and most likely have both genetic and environmental components. Diagnosis of autoimmune disease is often difficult, as t he symptoms can be relatively nonspecific. Furthermore, no available blood test can accurately exclude the possibility of an autoimmune disease ...

    STTR Phase II 2008 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Enabling point-of-care molecular diagnostics by developing an adaptive PCR instrument and on-demand kit reagents

    SBC: BIOVENTURES, INC            Topic: 172

    Because of its high sensitivitypolymerase chain reactionPCRis the gold standard for the diagnosis of many infectious diseasesbut generally only implemented in well equipped laboratoriesOne of the major roadblocks for expanding PCR to point of care markets is the lack of simplerobustsingle tube PCR designs which preserve its laboratory based high sensitivity and specificityIn this Fast Track STTR a ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Proteasome inhibitor re-sensitizing molecules for treatment of refractory multiple myeloma

    SBC: Leukogene Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Abstract Multiple MyelomaMMis the second most common form of blood cancer and remains an incurable and deadly diseaseProteasome inhibitorPItherapy is a cornerstone in the treatment of MMbut resistance to this class of agent is an emerging challenge in the clinicNew therapeutic approaches that specifically target resistance are needed to maximize responses and ultimately produce cur ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Novel SCD1 inhibitors for treatment of cancer

    SBC: MODULATION THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Metabolic reprogramming plays a critical role in carcinogenesisin part due its ability to promote immune suppressive properties within tumorsHoweverit is unclear whether inhibition of fatty acid metabolism in tumors affects their immunogenicityHerewe show for the first time that inhibition of stearoyl CoA desaturaseSCDthe rate limiting enzyme involved in fatty acid synthesis conver ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Novel Methods for Dissolving Blood Clots

    SBC: Translational Sciences Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Each year, as many as 2 million Americans develop venous thromboembolism (VTE). VTEs are blood clots in the legs (venous thrombosis) that may travel to the lungs (pulmonary embolism). It is estimated that 10-20% of VTEpatients die, and the annual direct costs are up to 10 billion. Despite advances in diagnosis and prophylaxis, anticoagulation, a 50-year-old th ...

    STTR Phase II 2012 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Stroke Treatment by Chemically-induced Hypothermia

    SBC: JT Pharmaceuticals, Inc.            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Stroke is a leading cause of human death and disability in the United States while clinical therapy for acute stroke is limited and unsatisfactoy The many failures in clinical trials strongly endorse the idea that to battle this multifaceted bran disorder novel strategies that target multiple cell types and different mechanisms are needed to achieve therapeut ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. An Advanced Biosensor for Molecular Interaction Studies.

    SBC: MOLECULAR SENSING, INC.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Molecular interactions form the foundation of biology and chemistry. They are central to life itself and determine catalytic activity, cellular function, and therapeutic efficacy. The vast majority of diagnostic procedures depend on some type of specific molecular interaction. Therefore, the ability to perform pure liquid-phase molecular binding analysis at hi ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Rapid assay for RNA targeted drugs: Instrumentation Supplement

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Some of the most significant therapies that treat disease target nucleic acids Drugs that target nucleic acid include cancer drugs antibiotics and antivirals Combined these classes of drugs have annual sales worldwide of $ billion Antibiotics that target nucleic acids account for $ billion of the $ billion of sales annuall for all antibiotics an ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Restoration of Skin Structure and Function Post-Wounding

    SBC: FirstString Research, Inc            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The wound repair process in skin is initiated immediately after an injury and induces a cascade of events including inflammation, proliferation, and scar differentiation. The adverse changes in skin structure and function resulting from scar tissue affects over 35 million US citizens a year resulting in costs of more than 7 billion dollars). The founders of Fir ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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