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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 nanoparticle delivery system for CRISPR/Cas9 based therapeutics

    SBC: ATGC Inc.            Topic: 100

    Abstract Applications of customizable nucleases such as CRISPRclustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeatsCasCRISPR associated proteinhave enabled efficient and precise gene correction in vitroand hold promises for eventually achieving in vivo gene correction therapyHoweverto apply CRISPR Casin therapeutic settingsseveral major challenges remain to be addressedihomologous recombinatio ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Bitter Human Taste Bud Epithelial Cell Platforms for Bitter Taste Antagonist Discovery

    SBC: DISCOVERYBIOMED, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    Principal Investigators for Small BusinessDiscoveryBioMedIncDBMand Monell Chemical Senses Center Project Summary Abstract Bitter taste in foods and medicines presents a barrier to overcoming global public health challengesfood insecuritypoor nutritional healthand poor compliance with medication useparticularly among children and the elderlySugar and saltthe mainstays to address these challengesfur ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Commercialization of a Rapid Blood Test for Traumatic Brain Injury

    SBC: Fawkes Biotechnology, LLC            Topic: 100

    Traumatic brain injuryTBIis a substantial health care issue affecting both civilian and military populationsAlthough extremes of head injury are recognizablemild to moderate TBImmTBIis more difficult to diagnose leading to a need for the identification of circulating biomarkers of brain injury that may facilitate early identificationUsing a rat model of TBI we identified a novel marker of neuronal ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Embryonic stem cell high throughput screen accurately reports toxic stress

    SBC: Reproductive Stress; Measurement, Mechanisms and Management, Corp.            Topic: NIEHS

    State of the art techniques in Developmental and Reproductive Technology use slowexpensive testing of pregnant female rodentsor of embryonic stem cellsESCsthat are cultured to lose stem cell qualities and differentiate into organ tissuesThis only produces toxicological outcomes similar to those in adult versions of these organsReproductive StressM has established high throughput screensHTSsthat te ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Evaluating Synthetic Biology Produced Triterpene Oils in Adjuvant Formulations

    SBC: Enepret Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACT Vaccine adjuvants help stimulate the body to generate an immune response when co injected with an antigenthe compound for which immunity is desiredAlthough the human body is capable of producing antibodies to most injected antigensadjuvants can help boost the body s ability to mount a successful and acquired immune response to the presented targetAdjuvants have been shown to enhance immun ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Infant NeuroLUX: A Novel Non-invasive Therapeutic Device for Neonatal Hypoxic Brain Injury

    SBC: Mitovation, Inc.            Topic: 101

    Neonatal hypoxia ischemia is a known cause of cerebral damage resulting from inadequate blood flow and or oxygen delivery to the infant brain beforeduringor after birthThe occurrence among hospital deliveries isperfull term births with a drastic increase among premature newbornsThe deficit in oxygen delivery to the brain results in extensive damage and severe disabilitiesRestoration of blood flow ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Differentiation of Viral vs. Bacterial Infections for Point ofCare Applications

    SBC: GENECAPTURE            Topic: CBD15C001

    GeneCapture, Inc. is proposing to develop a rapid in vitro diagnostic prototype using our patented molecular-based CAPTURE (ConfirmActive Pathogens Through Unamplified RNA Expression) assay. Based on the results and experience gained in our Phase I STTR contractHDTRA1-16C-0061: Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Differentiation of Viral vs. Bacterial Infections for Point of Care Applications, we p ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  8. Noninvasive Seizure Screening in Preclinical Models of Epilepsy

    SBC: SIGNAL SOLUTIONS, LLC            Topic: 100

    Noninvasive Seizure Screening in Preclinical Models of Epilepsy There is an urgent need for research into treatment options for epilepsy and other seizure disordersAnimal models are increasingly used to understand disease mechanisms and to screen promising therapeutic approachesAnimal epilepsy model use typically requires expensive and labor intensive experimentationwith invasive EEG measurements ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Novel Circulating RNA-based Markers as Diagnostic Biomarkers of Infectious Diseases

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: CBD18A001

    In resource limited settings, rapid and accurate diagnosis of infections is critical for managing potential exposures to highly virulent pathogens,whether occurring from an act of bioterrorism or a natural event. This is especially important for hard to detect intracellular bacterial andalphavirus infections, that overlap symptomatically and often treated empirically due to a lack of reliable and ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  10. Technology for Non-invasive High-throughput Breath Tracking in Rodents

    SBC: SIGNAL SOLUTIONS, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    ABSTRACTSignal Solutions has developed a novelnoninvasive and automated piezoelectric based sleep detection system for high throughput studies of sleep in miceand has recently expanded to rat studies as wellThe respiratory signal detected by the piezo sensor during sleep can be applied to investigate important health conditions including respiratory depression due to disease or drug useand other s ...

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