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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 September, 2020.

  1. Combinatorial RXR-based therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease

    SBC: REXCEPTOR, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The principle objective of this application is the development of safer and more effective combinatorial therapy for AD. ReXceptor, Inc. is developing new therapeutics for the treatment of AD based on stimulating the physiological clearance mechanisms of soluble forms of A from the brain. Bexarotene is an agonist of the ligand-activated transcription factor, r ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Feasibility of Non-surgical Implant Adjustment

    SBC: Apto Orthopaedics Corportation            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While minimally invasive surgery has transformed the practice of surgery, access to implants for removal or alteration still requires surgery which generates risk and high cost. A next-generation approach is non-invasive, where implants are adjusted without an incision. There are clear applications in all fields of surgery, but particulary in orthopaedics wher ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  3. Non-ATP competitive inhibitors of cyclin dependent kinases as cancer therapeutics

    SBC: PPI PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States with some sub-types remaining essentially untreatable, expansion of available drug targets will provide significant new options for the development ofmore effective antineoplastic agents. The major goal of this project is to apply a unique drug discovery strategy to cancer drug development. Th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  4. A Millimeter-wave Tunable Cavity for Ultra-sensitive Solids and Liquids DNP-NMR at Low Budget

    SBC: DOTY SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: NIA

    ? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): NMR is probably the most powerful and widely used analytical technique for structure determination and function elucidation of molecules of all types, but it suffers from low sensitivity, particularly for insoluble biological macromolecules. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) with Magic Angle Spinning (MAS) has recently demonstrated S/N gains exceeding t ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  5. Corneal Endothelial Stem Cells for Treatment of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophies

    SBC: RASHMIVU LLC            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Corneal clouding caused by failure of the corneal endothelial deturgesence mechanism affects over million people in the US and well over million people worldwide It is the most common corneal disease and is historically a common cause of blindness Surgical treatment by corneal grafting has been successful when available but is limited by the availabili ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    SBC: ATHERSYS, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This is a resubmission of a Phase I-Phase II Fast-Track application for the clinical use of MultiStem in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). ARDS is defined as acute onset hypoxemia, bilateral radiographic pulmonary infiltrates and lack of atrial pressure hypertension. A novel and exiting possibility is the use of cells as part of the ther ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human Services
  7. 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
  8. Assessing the Bite Counter as a Tool for Food Intake Monitoring: Phase II

    SBC: BITE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Self monitoring has been described as the andquot cornerstone of the behavioral treatment of obesityandquot Consistent self monitoring of energy intake is associated with improved dietary adherence and weight loss and maintenance The problem is that individuals are notoriously bad at self monitoring their intake and suffer from an underreporting bias The s ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Development of Peptide Antibiotic Nucleic Acids

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant One of the challenges of research in infectious diseases is to find ways to use the increasing knowledge of the mechanisms underlying disease transformation and progression to develop novel therapeutic strategies for diseases such as increasing menace of bacterial infections Targeting specific RNA such as rRNA which are involved in proliferation and survival ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Reversal of Myocardial Infarction by Localized Stimulation

    SBC: Micro Vide, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Heart attacks i e myocardial infarction or MI occur in more than million patients annually Advances in pharmacological therapy have dramatically improved survival following the initial MI Consequently the number of patients with previous MI continues to increase and as a result put in jeopardy millions of patients for development of heart failure I ...

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