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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. Validation of a salivary miRNA diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorder

    SBC: Quadrant Biosciences Inc.            Topic: 103

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a continuum of neurodevelopmental characteristics that includes deficits in communication and social interaction, as well as restrictive, repetitive interests and behaviors. ASD is an increasing public health concern, with about 1 in 45 American children diagnosed with ASD in 2014, a 10-fold increase in prevalence over the past 40 years. The effect of ASD on both ...

    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. Immersive Virtual Reality as a Tool to Improve Police Safety in Adolescents and Adults with ASD

    SBC: Floreo, Inc.            Topic: 103

    Floreo Technology proposes to develop the Police Safety Module (PSM), an innovative, immersive mobile virtual reality (VR) application designed to train police safety in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD has been increasing in prevalence over recent years. While much attention has been paid to the causes and early diagnosis of ASD, there remains a clear need for effec ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Electronic Optimization of Stem Cell Derived Human Cardiac Myocytes

    SBC: Cytocybernetics Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    Project Summary As part of the FDA approval process for novel therapeutic drugssafety screening demonstrating that the candidate drug does not have deleterious effects on the human cardiac action potential is requiredHealthy human heart cells are not available for such preclinical drug testingThere is currently no consensus on the best experimental approach to provide the most efficienteconomicala ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Mobile Augmented Screening Tool to Increase Adolescent HIV Testing and Linkage to Care

    SBC: Digital Health Empowerment, Inc            Topic: NICHD

    ABSTRACTAdolescents face increased HIV riskinfrequent testinginconsistent linkage to careand a lack of prevention related knowledgeWe propose to address this by completing and evaluating the Mobile Augmented ScreeningMAStool to increase youth HIV testing via a tablet based intervention in clinical settingsand then use text messages to facilitate linkage to care for those who test positiveand deliv ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Automated Assessment of Leptomeningeal Collaterals on CT Angiograms

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: 108

    AbstractThe primary goal of this study is to develop an automated scoring system of leptomeningeal collaterals based on CT angiographyCTAas a quantitative assessment of acute ischemic strokeLeptomeningeal collaterals provide an alternate path of blood flow in the setting of a proximal vessel occlusionThe presence and effectiveness of leptomeningeal collateralsi ecollateral statusvaries significant ...

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