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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 Novel Fungicidal Approach for Cryptococcal Meningitis

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACT When Cryptococcus is manifested as cryptococcal meningitis (CM), it creates a large burden of mortality and morbidity to the patient and is very difficult for the clinician to treat. There are now an estimated 2600-7800 US cases and 400,000 cases of CM worldwide annually, with estimated mortality of 15-50% per year. CM is caused when Cryptococcus neoformans, a basidiomycete fungal pathoge ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of a small molecule activator of integrin cell adhesion to enhance therapeutic responses to checkpoint blockade in cancer

    SBC: 7 Hills Pharma LLC            Topic: 102

    Recent FDA approvals of ipilimumabnivolumaband pembrolizumabwhich target checkpoint receptors cytotoxic T lymphocyte associated antigenCTLAand programmed deathPDhave ushered in a new era of cancer immunotherapy in metastatic melanomaDespite unprecedented overall survival benefits with combination therapythe incidence of complete responses are onlyimmune related adverse eventsirAEsare increasedand ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Validation of Novel Therapeutic Approach for Leptomeningeal Metastases

    SBC: Minnetronix Medical, Inc.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Leptomeningeal Metastases (LM) is a condition in which tumor cells from a primary tumor metastasize, invade the subarachnoid space (SAS) and spread throughout the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), resulting in seeding along the meninges, brain and spinal cord. LM represents a devastating event of cancer progression. There are 30,000 cases annually and currently no cure, with average survival of ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Developing an automated yeast dissection system for aging research

    SBC: Innovative BioChips LLC            Topic: NIA

    PROJECT SUMMARY Developing an Automated Yeast Dissection System for Aging ResearchAging is the single greatest risk factor for diseases that are principal causes of mortalityThe objectives of aging research are to discover key genes and pathways related to aging that may eventually contribute to retardation of aging and a delay in the onset of age associated diseasesThe budding yeast Saccharomyces ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Location Initiated Individualized Texts for African American Adolescent Health

    SBC: MEI Research, Ltd            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARYAdolescent obesity is a multifaceted public health concernparticularly for Black and Hispanic adolescents who are disproportionately impacted by this epidemicResearch suggests that exposure toand consumption offoods prepared outside of the home contribute to having a high body mass indexBMIOn averageyouth consume over one third of their daily calories from meals prepared away from h ...

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