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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. 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
  2. Validation of a salivary miRNA diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorder

    SBC: Quadrant Biosciences Inc.            Topic: 103

    Autism spectrum disorderASDis a continuum of neurodevelopmental characteristics that includes deficits in communication and social interactionas well as restrictiverepetitive interests and behaviorsASD is an increasing public health concernwith aboutinAmerican children diagnosed with ASD inafold increase in prevalence over the pastyearsThe effect of ASD on both society and the economy is a large b ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  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. Development of Pirenzepine for CIPN

    SBC: WinSanTor, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    PROJECT SUMMARY Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathyCIPNis a debilitating condition that afflictsof cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and limits the dose and duration of treatmentSymptoms range from sensory loss to painful neuropathy and are accompanied by electrophysiological and structural indices of nerve damageThe American Society of Clinical Oncology currently makes no recommendat ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Dual View Endoscopy for Colonoscopy

    SBC: Omniscient Imaging, Inc.            Topic: 102

    AbstractAn estimatedmillion colonoscopies are performed annually in the US at a cost of about $Bhowever current colonoscopes with forward vision fail to detectof precancerous polypsOverof the missed polyps are located on or behind numerous folds in the colon where they are hidden from the sight of a forward view colonoscopeIn this research proposalwe propose to complete our development of an imagi ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Deriving Bone Density from Thoracic CT Scans, STTR Phase II

    SBC: BDI, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    ABSTRACT Osteoporosis is a major cause of disability and morbidity in our populationAs many asmillion Americans have osteoporosis andmillion more have osteopeniaHoweverbone mineral densityBMDassessment does not occur in many Americans when indicated and measure currently requires a separate referral and separate imaging scan to obtain BMDThe result is that onlyof Americans who are at risk of suffe ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of a Clinical Screening Platform for Type 1 Diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIDDK

    AbstractA major shortfall in clinical care for diabetes is a rapid and accurate screen for progression to diseaseCurrent criteria involve HLA haplotypeand the presence of auto antibodiesAAGenome wide associated studiesGWASrevealed only immune associated genes including HLA as T D predictorsThe ability to differentiate from other diseases was very limitedPre typediabetesp T Dis now being identified ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. HLS- Cyclic CAR peptide: a targeted therapy for pulmonary hypertension

    SBC: VASCULAR BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    PUBLIC ABSTRACT This projectin response to announcement HLSdescribes a development program for CARSKNKDCCARa synthetic cyclic peptide that selectively targets diseased pulmonary vascular endothelium and enhances the therapeutic effect of vasodilator therapiesfor the treatment of pulmonary hypertensionPHPH is a disorder of elevated pulmonary vascular resistance characterized by progressive thickeni ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. 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 ModulePSMan innovativeimmersive mobile virtual realityVRapplication designed to train police safety in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorderASDASD has been increasing in prevalence over recent yearsWhile much attention has been paid to the causes and early diagnosis of ASDthere remains a clear need for effective interventions f ...

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