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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Development of a novel Balloon Occlusion Sheath for Stroke (BOSS)

    SBC: Marblehead Medical LLC            Topic: 106

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACTThis research program s broadlong term objective is to improve health outcomes for patients suffering fromacute ischemic strokeAISresulting from large vessel occlusionsWe will achieve this purpose by developingimproved access tools for stroke intervention procedureswhich specifically target tool innovations that providesupport for embolectomy devices and arrest flow during ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Development of mitochondrial disease mouse models

    SBC: B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc            Topic: OD

    Project Abstract Mitochondria are double membrane bound organelles that are found in all eukaryotic cells and carry a specialized circularkb genomeThere is a group of devastating human genetic diseases caused by inherited or spontaneous mutation of genes encoded within the mitochondrial genomeThese diseases can cause a wide array of medical problems from subtle muscular weakness to extreme neuromu ...

    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. 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
  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
  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. Robot-Assisted Cognitive Training for Socially Isolated Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment

    SBC: Applied Universal Dynamics, Corp.            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract This project will develop a Socially Assistive RobotSARto provide cognitive trainingin the form of learning to play the pianoto improve cognitive functioning and reduce feelings of loneliness in socially isolated older adultsThe SAR will administer cognitive training via guided practice on a set of standard piano lesson tasks designed to reflect particular cognitive functi ...

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