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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. An epitope focused nanoparticle vaccine for MRSA and biodefense

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Overall Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive bacteria which possesses a multitude of virulence factors It is a frequent and severe pathogen in hospitals and of increasing concern in the community where it results in severe skin infections pneumonia bacterial endocarditis and sepsis A significant proportion of these infections are the result of methici ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Modulation of the Innate Immune Response by Fisetin Derivatives for the Treatment of AD

    SBC: VIROGENICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There are currently no drugs or other therapeutic interventions that can reverse or halt the progression of Alzheimerandapos s disease AD Age is by far the greatest risk factor for AD and it is known from studies in both mice and humans that neuroinflammation is increased with old age and to an even greater extent in AD Therefore a drug that could reduce ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Protection and Treatment of the Ocular Surface Barrier

    SBC: Proteris Biotech, Inc.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Dry eye a group of disorders that affects million people over the age of in the USA today is characterized by inadequate hydration and lubrication of the ocular surface The final common pathway for all types of dry eye is disruption of the ocular surface barrier which can be assessed by quantifying uptake of water soluble dyes applied topically to the ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Urocortin Gene Transfer for CHF a Paracrine Approach Using Intravenous AAV

    SBC: Renova Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Gene transfer for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases is bedeviled by inability to obtain safely and easily sufficient cardiac transgene expression Current methods of gene transfer for heart disease include intramuscular injection into heart muscle or intracoronary delivery approaches that are cumbersome to apply Consequently we have considered the u ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Single Cell Analysis via Nanoscale Tip Enhanced Laser Ablation Mass Spectrometry

    SBC: Anasys Instruments Corp.            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The goal of the proposed Phase II STTR research is to develop an imaging system capable of detecting and identifying biomolecules in cells and tissue sections with sub cellular spatial resolution The system combines an atomic force microscope AFM with mass spectrometry MS analysis and utilizes a unique tip enhanced laser ablation TELA method developed in ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Aminoglycosides with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Aminoglycosides are one of the cheapest and well known antibiotics in clinical use for over years but one of the major limitations in their use is their ototoxicity We are developing fast and low cost methods to develop aminoglycosides with anti ribosomal activities and reduced toxicity In this project we will identify novel aminoglycoside antibacterials that show reduced ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Screening the Ribosome for New Target Sites

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nucleic acids are avenues for drug design both as therapeutics and as targets Here we propose to establish new methods for identifying antibiotic ribosome targets and lead compounds Targeting specific RNA such as rRNA which are involved in proliferation and survival of bacteria is a promising approach We are developing fast and low cost methods to screen s ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Intra procedure Deformable Ultrasound MRI Fusion for Prostate Biopsies

    SBC: ZMK Medical Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 102

    This Phase II proposal is a continuation of our successful Phase I grant whose overarching goal is to develop a more robust and accurate method for the deformable fusion of pre operative magnetic resonance images MRI and intra procedure trans rectal ultrasound TRUS images to guide prostate biopsy Prostate cancer is a major cause of death in the U S and biopsy is the gold standard for its dia ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Real Time Oxygen Monitoring for Tissue Health Peripheral Artery Disease Application

    SBC: PROFUSA, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Continuous biochemical monitoring has the power to change currently accepted standards of care shifting the emphasis from treating illness to maintaining health Point in time snapshots of a patientandapos s health can miss critical fluctuations or early warning signs that might warrant early interventions or changes in disease treatment and management PROFUS ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of powder bed printing (3DP) for rapid and flexible fabrication of energetic material payloads and munitions

    SBC: MAKEL ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: DTRA16A001

    This program will demonstrate how additive manufacturing technologies can be used with reactive and high energy materials to create rapid and flexible fabrication of payload and munitions. Our primary approach to this problem will be to use powder bed binder printing techniques to print reactive structures. The anticipated feedstock will consist of composite particles containing all reactant spe ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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