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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. A FAP-Activated Proteasome Inhibitor for Killing Solid Tumors

    SBC: ARISAPH PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Cancer is the second leading cause of death after heart disease in the US Chemotherapy is a mainstay of treatment after surgical removal of tumors but the balance of clinical benefit versus disabling or life threatening side effects is often uncertain Genotyping of cancers to identify mutated oncogenes has enabled an era of targeted therapy Drugs targeting ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of PAR2 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

    SBC: OASIS PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Non alcoholic steatohepatitis NASH is characterized by fatty changes in the liver with inflammation and hepatocellular injury that in advanced stages leads to fibrosis and cirrhosis and high mortality rates NASH is frequently associated with other common metabolic abnormalities such as insulin resistance and visceral obesity Liver transplantation is curren ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Brain penetrant Hsp90 inhibitors for Alzheimer's disease

    SBC: YUMA THERAPEUTICS CORPORAITON            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Neurodegeneration in Alzheimerandapos s disease AD may result from deposition of A as plaques in brain tissue However less effort has been made to elucidate the role of tau containing neurofibrillary tangles NFTs in AD Accumulating evidence suggests that tau containing NFTs is an important component in the initiation and progression of AD and other neu ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Galectin 1: A novel small protein therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy DMD is a fatal muscle disease affecting in every male births DMD results from mutations in the gene encoding the dystrophin a kDa scaffolding protein responsible for providing a mechanical link between the muscle fiber actin cytoskeleton and a transmembrane protein complex called the dystrophin associated glycoprotein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. New heterocyclic inhibitors of filoviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: H

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Ebola and Marburg viruses belong to the family Filoviridae and can cause fatal hemorrhagic fevers characterized by widespread tissue destruction with an incubation period of days Because of the safety concerns these viruses are designated as the biosafety level agents Currently there is no effective vaccine or therapeutic treatment against filoviral i ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. New small molecule inhibitors of arenaviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: R

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Lassa fever virus LASV and Machupo virus MACV are hemorrhagic fever arenaviruses which are classified as Category A Agents Currently there are no licensed LASV or MACV vaccines and LASV MACV therapy is limited to use of the nucleoside analog ribavirin which is only partially effective and associated with significant side effects The impact of arenavirus ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Identification of Borrelia burgdorferi diagnostic biomarkers in humans and nonhum

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The number of Lyme disease cases in the US has been recently estimated by the CDC at cases year This is major public health concern Currently available diagnostics rely on detection of the antibody response serology to Borrelia burgdorferi the causative agent of Lyme disease However serological tests are not accurate during the early stages of Ly ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Extending Genome-Phenome Analysis

    SBC: SimulConsult, Inc.            Topic: 172

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The declining cost of whole exome sequencing WES is nearing the point at which the spread of WES into clinical practice will be limited largely by the cost of interpreting the results and comparing them to the patientandapos s clinical findings This project builds on our demonstrated capability to reduce this interpretation cost by pairing our diagnostic sof ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Development of a clinical hemoglobin modulator

    SBC: Phoenicia Biosciences, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The thalassemias and sickle cell disease are serious genetic blood diseases which are WHO designated as a growing global health burden The disorders decrease production or alter structure of the b chain of adult hemoglobin A and are characterized by anemia chronic organ damage and early mortality HbF is another type of normal hemoglobin which is suppres ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Emergency Operations Plans for Individuals with Disabilities

    SBC: Praxis            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The proposed project is designed to fill an important yet unmet need by developing an online education program using simulations and scenario based learning to reach all public health and safety emergency responders and students responsible for emergency planning with and response for individuals with disabilities In Phase II the applicant organization P ...

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