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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. Engineering a phosphotyrosyl-tRNA Synthetase

    SBC: AXIOMX INC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Although tyrosine phosphorylation is an important controlling element in cell signaling no tRNA suppressor for phosphotyrosine pTyr incorporation has yet been made We propose to use directed molecular evolution of several aminoacyl tRNA synthetases aaRSs to identify mutations that enable binding of pTyr to the aaRS Specifically ATP molecules will be att ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Smart Sensing Dental Drill

    SBC: RYTEK MEDICAL, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Clinical Importance Almost million dental implants were placed worldwide in with million of these procedures taking place in the United States The worldwide market for these implants is expected to increase to $ $ billion in revenue by as dental implant manufactures target and train general dentists non surgically trained to perform th ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Measuring toxicant effects on cellular function in a microarray format

    SBC: CIENCIA INC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The EPA maintains a Toxics Release Inventory of over toxic chemicals that are disposed or released from more than industrial sites in the United States The Department of Health and Human Services and USDA maintain a list of over select agents and toxins that pose a severe risk to both human animal and plant health These compounds represent only ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Design and Development of Immunotolerant S. aureus Biotherapies

    SBC: STEALTH BIOLOGICS LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Antibiotic resistance complicates the majority of Staphylococcus aureus S aureus infections as a full two thirds of hospital associated S aureus infections and of those acquired in the community are now methicillin resistant MRSA MRSA causes andgt infections in the US each year and it is responsible for half of all deaths caused by drug re ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Production of Chemical Reagents for Prompt-Agent-Defeat Weapons

    SBC: NALAS ENGINEERING SERVICES INC            Topic: DTRA14B001

    The US DoD requires robust ways of neutralizing threats posed by hostile powers and terrorist organizations that may be in possession of dangerous weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Unfortunately, the weapons currently available to the DoD do not offer a way for the WMD to be destroyed without risking the spread of that material throughout the area. The strategy for the defeat of biological weapo ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Measurement of Beta Cell Death in Diabetes

    SBC: L2 DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant All forms of diabetes are characterized by the death of insulin producing cells In Type diabetes T D this leads to the reliance on exogenous insulin for survival Death of cells is silent it cannot be detected in vivo until it has progressed to such an extent that metabolic function is impaired The loss of cells has only been assessed by functiona ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Validation of a Negative Regulator as a Novel Therapy for Autoimmune Disease

    SBC: Immunext, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Systemic lupus erythematosus SLE is a devastating autoimmune disease that most commonly affects women in their child bearing years SLE attacks multiple organ systems but renal and neurologic involvement are the usual harbingers of poor outcome Despite effective albeit toxic immunosuppressive therapy only of patients with these serious manifestations ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A Multivalent Lyme Disease Vaccine Targeting Tick-Host-Pathogen Interactions

    SBC: L2 DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against Lyme disease by targeting Ixodes scapularis proteins critical for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission from the tick to mammalian host Earlier work has identified four tick proteins Salp TRE tHRF and TSLPI that facilitate different steps of spirochete transmission and immunity against these protein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. RNA Detection as an Improved Diagnostic Assay for Human Leptospirosis

    SBC: L2 DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Leptospirosis a zoonotic disease is an important public health problem worldwide It is caused by spirochete bacteria belonging to nine species and more than serovars of the genus Leptospira In the US there is increasing awareness of the importance of leptospirosis as the cause of disease among inner city populations military personnel and individuals ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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