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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. 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
  3. Enabling dexterous surgery at the tip of a flexible endoscope: A low-cost, disposable, steerable sheath.

    SBC: EndoTheia, Inc.            Topic: NIBIB

    Project Summary AbstractThe objective of this proposal is to perform proof of concept experiments for a new thin walledsteerable sheath that can pass through a standard colonoscope port and dexterously maneuver surgical instruments at its tipClinical significance comes from the fact that overpatients per year in the USA have unnecessaryinvasive surgery to remove a section of their colonClinical li ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Fully Human Antibody Combinations for the Prevention of Seasonal Influenza Infection

    SBC: IDBiologics, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Our overarching goal is to develop a monoclonal antibody based product for the prevention of seasonal influenza in high risk patientsIt is estimated there aredeaths annually related to seasonal influenza worldwideIn the United Statestheinfluenza season was classified a high severity season withdeathsandhospitalizations attributed to influenzaserving as a reminder of the continued severity of influ ...

    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. Mobile-phone integrated rapid diagnostic tests to improve antibiotic stewardship

    SBC: PragmaDx, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARYAn estimatedbillion antibiotic prescriptions were filled in the US fromDespite a national antibiotic education campaignapproximatelyof antibiotic prescriptions are unnecessaryAs a result of the over prescription of antibioticsthere is a current and pressing public health need for improved antibiotic stewardshipCompounding this problem are new modalities of healthcare like telemedici ...

    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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