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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Proteasome inhibitor re-sensitizing molecules for treatment of refractory multiple myeloma

    SBC: Leukogene Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Abstract Multiple MyelomaMMis the second most common form of blood cancer and remains an incurable and deadly diseaseProteasome inhibitorPItherapy is a cornerstone in the treatment of MMbut resistance to this class of agent is an emerging challenge in the clinicNew therapeutic approaches that specifically target resistance are needed to maximize responses and ultimately produce cur ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A nanoparticle delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9 based therapeutics

    SBC: ATGC Inc.            Topic: 100

    Abstract Applications of customizable nucleases such as CRISPRclustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeatsCasCRISPR associated proteinhave enabled efficient and precise gene correction in vitroand hold promises for eventually achieving in vivo gene correction therapyHoweverto apply CRISPR Casin therapeutic settingsseveral major challenges remain to be addressedihomologous recombinatio ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Method to Increase Buprenorphine Treatment Capacity and Effectiveness

    SBC: CBT4CBT, LLC            Topic: R42

    The goal of this fast track STTR proposal is to expand buprenorphine maintenance therapy for opioiddependent patientsOvermillion people in the US are addicted to opiatesProviding effective agonist therapymethadone or buprenorphinecoupled with behavioral counseling greatly improves outcomesreduces morbidityand reduces societal costsMethadone maintenance treatment has been limited due to complex sta ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Development of an Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Test based upon Metabolic Profiling of Fresh Blood Samples

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 102

    Autism spectrum disorderASDis a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significant deficits in reciprocal social interactionsimpaired communication and restrictedrepetitive behaviorswith a prevalence ofinchildren in the USEarly intervention programs have been shown to be effective for improving IQlanguageand social skills for toddlers as young asmonths of ageDiagnosis of ASD is currently bas ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Nucleobase aminosugars with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: Y

    PROJECT SUMMARYAminoglycosides are one of the cheapest and well known antibiotics in clinical use for overyearsbut one of the major limitations in their use is their ototoxicityWe are developing fast and low cost methods to develop aminoglycosides with antiribosomal activities and reduced toxicityIn this projectwe will identify novel aminoglycoside antibacterialsthat show reduced ototoxicityComple ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Therapeutic inhibition of Fas-mediated retinal cell death and inflammation in dry AMD

    SBC: ONL Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NEI

    PROJECT SUMMARYABSTRACT Age related macular degenerationAMDis the leadingand due to the aging baby boomersa growing cause of irreversible vision loss in the United Statesand is strongly associated with exposure to cigarette smokeCSand high fat dietsHFDWhile effective treatment is available for neovascular AMDthe AREDS II antioxidant vitamins are the only proven treatment for intermediate dry AMDUn ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Emodin as a complementary dietary therapy to reduce toxicity of 5 fluorouracil

    SBC: AcePre, LLC            Topic: NCCIH

    PROJECT SUMMARYfluorouracilFUhas been the first choice chemotherapy drug for colorectal cancerCRCfor many yearshoweverits clinical utility remains hindered by hematopoietic and gastrointestinal toxicities resulting from its non selectivitySide effects include fatigueloss of appetiteand diarrhea among othersall of which can lead to reduced quality of lifeThe economic burden associated with chemothe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A Novel Treatment for Acetominophen-Induced Liver Injury

    SBC: Mitotherapeutix LLC            Topic: 300

    Abstract The Specific Aim of this Phase I STTR proposal is to test the feasibility of blocking MCJalso called DnaJCto overcome acute acetaminophen liver toxicityAcetaminophen or APAPfrom acetyl paraaminophenolis a common drug used to address pain and feverIn the US aloneaboutpatients per year are admitted to intensive care units with APAP induced liver injury and close toof these patients undergo ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Infant NeuroLUX: A Novel Non-invasive Therapeutic Device for Neonatal Hypoxic Brain Injury

    SBC: Mitovation, Inc.            Topic: 101

    Neonatal hypoxia ischemia is a known cause of cerebral damage resulting from inadequate blood flow and or oxygen delivery to the infant brain beforeduringor after birthThe occurrence among hospital deliveries isperfull term births with a drastic increase among premature newbornsThe deficit in oxygen delivery to the brain results in extensive damage and severe disabilitiesRestoration of blood flow ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Embryonic stem cell high throughput screen accurately reports toxic stress

    SBC: Reproductive Stress; Measurement, Mechanisms and Management, Corp.            Topic: NIEHS

    State of the art techniques in Developmental and Reproductive Technology use slowexpensive testing of pregnant female rodentsor of embryonic stem cellsESCsthat are cultured to lose stem cell qualities and differentiate into organ tissuesThis only produces toxicological outcomes similar to those in adult versions of these organsReproductive StressM has established high throughput screensHTSsthat te ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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