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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. A hormonal therapy for preeclampsia

    SBC: ADEPTHERA, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Preeclampsia is a pregnancy specific hypertensive disorder that can lead to multi organ failure seizure and maternal death Preeclampsia is also responsible for as many as of premature births in the United States Although better neonatal care has improved the likelihood of preterm babies surviving many face increased mortality and serious long term mor ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Breath ammonia monitoring device for children with urea cycle disorders

    SBC: Lumina Diagnostics, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to develop a non invasive device to enable children with urea cycle disorders and their parents guardians and physicians to actively manage the disorder at home and improve outcomes in the clinic Urea cycle disorders UCD are inborn errors of metabolism that impair oneandapos s ability to convert ammonia NH a neurotoxin into urea which is ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Developing efficient and safe cell-permeable reprogramming peptides for generation of iPS cells.

    SBC: Vivoscript, Inc.            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The groundbreaking discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells iPSCs has opened a new page for developing personalized cell based therapies against various devastating human diseases without ethical concerns of using human embryonic stem cells However the future clinical applications of iPSCs remain in doubt due to potential risks of undesired genomic alter ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Mechanistic Studies of a Novel Small Molecule HIV Inhibitor

    SBC: ADVANCED GENETIC SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There is a significant need for novel HIV therapies given the emergence of viruses resistant to existing drug regimens The Rev RRE protein RNA interaction in HIV plays an essential role in the transport of viral mRNA from the nucleus to the cytoplasm where it can be translated or packaged Previously we identified the thienopyridine scaffold that inhibited HIV ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Targeting C/EBP-beta Phosphorylation for the Treatment of Lung Fibrosis

    SBC: XFIBRA, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Activation of lung myofibroblasts LMF is responsible for the development of lung fibrosis in chronic lung diseases of all causes and remarkably LMF clearance by apoptosis may prevent development of lung fibrosis and lung injury and possibly allow recovery from reversal of lung fibrosis There is full agreement among tissue fibrosis experts that inhibiting o ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Utilization of cord blood-expanded stem cells for megakaryocyte and platelet production

    SBC: AllCells, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Platelet transfusions are the most effective treatments for patients with thrombocytopenia The growing demand for platelet transfusions is often limited by shortage in the platelets PTL supply due to dependency on volunteer donors short shelf life risk of infections and alloimmunization It is therefore critical to create an efficient donor independent ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A Tool for Research on Emotion in Naturally Occurring Speech

    SBC: CONVERSPEECH LLC            Topic: NLM

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant A Tool for Research on Emotion in Naturally Occurring Speech It is now widely accepted that defects or limitations in emotion processing underlie many disorders such as anxiety depression bipolar and eating disorders If bio behavioral markers of emotions could be found researchers would have the basis for investigating emotions in both normal mental functi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Paper-based Rapid Diagnostics for Early Dental Caries Prediction at the Chairside

    SBC: PHASE DIAGNOSTICS LLC            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Dental caries is the single most common affliction across the globe affecting billion people The current process of identifying dental caries involves examining caries formation by naked eyes or X ray during routine checkups Once identified surgical restorative procedures are used to drill out the decay portion of the tooth an filled with synthetic mate ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A new treatment for NSAID-associated gastrointestinal damage

    SBC: Anteana Therapeutics Inc            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs NSAIDs are among the most widely consumed pharmaceuticals but their prolonged use causes gastric injury and damage to the small intestine Previous work has shown that anandamide an endogenous endocannabinoid substance produced in the gastrointestinal GI mucosa plays an important role in epithelial homeostasis and re ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A high-throughput kit for detection of RNA modifications

    SBC: MAVERIX BIOMICS, INC.            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The broad objective of this project is to develop an integrated wet lab dry lab kit for high throughput detection of RNA modifications The final product will provide all required molecular biology reagents a set of simple and robust experimental manipulations for facile analysis of modifications and researcher friendly analytic cloud based software requi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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