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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. Detection and Staging of Liver Fibrosis by Precise MRI (pMRI)

    SBC: INLIGHTA BIOSCIENCES L.L.C.            Topic: NIAAA

    Abstract Chronic liver injury due to alcohol, metabolic dysfunction, viral hepatitis, or autoimmune disease results in liver inflammation and fibrosis. Liver fibrosis will progress to cirrhosis which is estimated to affect 1–2% of the world’s population. The major clinical consequences of cirrhosis are liver failure and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), both of which increase the risk of death. ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  3. Novel SCD1 inhibitors for treatment of cancer

    SBC: MODULATION THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Metabolic reprogramming plays a critical role in carcinogenesisin part due its ability to promote immune suppressive properties within tumorsHoweverit is unclear whether inhibition of fatty acid metabolism in tumors affects their immunogenicityHerewe show for the first time that inhibition of stearoyl CoA desaturaseSCDthe rate limiting enzyme involved in fatty acid synthesis conver ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Development of a protein drug for pancreatic cancer treatment

    SBC: ProDa BioTech L.L.C.            Topic: NCI

    Abstract Pancreatic cancers are devastating diseases with five year survival rate less thanCurrentlythere is no effective treatment for advanced diseaseOne major barrier to efficacy of anti tumor therapeutics is the dense desmoplastic stromal responseEvidence suggests that cancer associated pancreatic stellate cellsCAPaSCproduce the stromal collagenThe ECM laid down by CAPaSC is considered to be o ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. OC-Go: Facilitating fidelity and dissemination of evidence based treatment for childhood OCD via an interactive crowd-sourced patient-provider tool

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: 104

    The long term objective of this project is to leverage mobile technologies and crowdsourcing to create a new paradigm of evidence based treatment delivery and disseminationas current methods are often insufficientThe project seeks to refine and assess OC Goa HIPAA compliant web based clinician portal and patient side mobile application designed to increase patient adherence to evidence based treat ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Preclinical assessment of the GluN2B inhibitor clinical candidate NP10679 as a medication to prevent opiate abuse relapse

    SBC: NEUROP, INC.            Topic: NIDA

    Abstract The current status of opiate abuse in the US has been characterized as arapidly evolving publichealth crisisrequiring the need for new treatments to address the problemPersistent relapse toaddictive drug use is a significant challenge to addiction therapyMedications targeting theneurobiology underlying relapse offer additional avenues for treatmentGlutamate signaling iscritically involved ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. 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
  10. Robust Predictor of Colon Cancer Risk

    SBC: Morgan and Mendel Genomics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Summary At leastpeople in the United States are at high risk for Lynch syndromebased on inheritance of a genetic mutation in the mismatch repairMMRor double strand breakDSBrepair pathwayMore than half of them are unaware of their riskbecause their family history is uninformative or unknownGenetic testing is important for identifying mutations in this pathwaybut in a large number of cases no mutati ...

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