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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. 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
  2. A2A receptor blockade for sepsis

    SBC: Purine Pharmaceuticals Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    SUMMARY Sepsis is a clinical syndrome that complicates severe infectionSepsis remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in critically ill patientsThere are no specific FDA approved medicines for the treatment of sepsisCurrent concepts of the pathophysiology of sepsis suggest that organ failure and mortality in sepsis are caused by inappropriate regulation of the immune systemThis manife ...

    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. microRNA-21 Blockade of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

    SBC: Bound Therapeutics LLC            Topic: 102

    Triple negative breast cancerTNBCis an orphan disease that attacksUS women every yearTNBC cells lack human estrogen receptorprogesterone receptorand epidermal growth factor receptorHerthe targets of existing medicinesTNBC recurs after standard of care chemotherapy and radiationkilling its victims withinyearsNew promising therapies such as poly ADP ribosepolymerasePARPinhibitors only benefit a smal ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. PreImplantation Factor plus hypothermia to treat neonatal brain injury

    SBC: BioIncept, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    ABSTRACTPerinatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathyHIEaffectstoinfants per everybornMortality from HIE can be up toand approximatelyof survivors suffer significant longterm disability including cerebral palsyepilepsyand developmental disordersDamage during the acute phase of HIE is caused by a deficit in oxygen and glucose in the brainHoweverincreasing evidence indicates that secondary and tertiary ...

    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. Development of the GlycoFibrotyper for detection of liver fibrosis

    SBC: GlycoPath, LLC            Topic: 300

    Increasinglyalterations in N linked glycans have been reported for serum or plasmaor for the most abundant serum glycoproteinimmunoglobulin Gfrom large cohorts of samples representing rheumatoid arthritisdigestive diseasescancer and liver fibrosisIn the case of fibrosistwo tests have identified alterations in Nlinked glycosylation on both total IgG populations and on specific IgG moleculesBoth of ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Aminoglycosides with reduced ototoxicity via miRNA targeting

    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 ototoxici ...

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