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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 April, 2020.

  1. Towards a New Generation of Glycoengineered Pneumococcal Bioconjugate Vaccines

    SBC: VaxNewMO            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Pneumococcal pneumonia remains the leading cause of bacterial pneumonia in both children under years of age and adults over years of age The standard preventative therapy is the conjugate vaccine Prevnar which consists of an immunogenic carrier protein covalently attached to one of thirteen pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides Although Prevnar has significantly red ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. SA FasL engineered human islets as a novel product for the treatment of type diabetes

    SBC: FasCure Therapeutics LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    PROJECT SUMMARY Type diabetes T D is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects of population worldwide Exogenous insulin treatment is the standard of care for T D but often negatively affects the quality of life and is ineffective in preventing recurrent hyperglycemia episodes and chronic complications Recent studies show that human islet allografts can restore long term normoglycemia ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. ErythroMer Nanoscale Bio Synthetic Red Cell Substitute

    SBC: Kalocyte Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is need for an artificial oxygen O carrier to substitute for banked blood in settings where stored blood is unavailable pre hospital care transport austere environments undeveloped countries or undesirable transfusion risk exceeds benefit To address this need we developed ErythroMer EM a first in class nano cyte blood substitute EM is a deformable ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Develop a new cisplatin based drug combination with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: GATEWAY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARY In spite of recent new drug developments platinum based drugs such as cisplatin are still widely used to treat solid organ malignancies Besides its limited efficacy serious side effects have been associated with the use of cisplatin such as bilateral and irreversible hearing loss In the cochlea cisplatin can trigger the production of reactive oxygen species and activate sev ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Developing a Nutraceutical Product against Noise Induce Hearing Loss

    SBC: GATEWAY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARY The most common occupational and environmental hazard in this country is noise Itandapos s not surprising then that noise induced hearing loss NIHL is the second most common form of sensorineural hearing deficit behind only age related hearing loss presbycusis Although therapeutics that target the free radical pathway have shown promise for reducing NIHL there are no effe ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Development of Fibrin Specific Nuclear Probe to Reduce LVAD Adverse Events

    SBC: CAPELLA IMAGING, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Despite the myriad major advances in cardiology the prognosis for patients with severe medically refractive heart failure HF is exceedingly poor Approximately deaths occur annually in patients with HF who have endured an impaired quality of life often accompanied by significant economic and personal losses due to recurrent hospitalizations At least of these deaths were directl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Development of An Integrated High Throughput Imaging and Image Analysis Platform for Muscle

    SBC: CytoInformatics LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant There is growing awareness that weakness of muscle is a significant biomedical health issue associated with many different chronic diseases and aging There are a variety of different diseases that affect muscle including muscular dystrophy fibromyalgia cerebral palsy amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and myasthenia gravis each of which carries its own uniqu ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. New Assays for Expression Profiling of MicroRNAs

    SBC: Nawgen, LLC            Topic: 172

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant MicroRNAs miRNAs are involved in many diverse biological processes and a single miRNA can modulate the expression of hundreds of gene targets Changes in miRNA expression could have profound biological impacts leading to a variety of human diseases To date most miRNA expression profiling studies have relied on microarrays or high throughput RNA sequencing ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Improving the therapeutic efficacy of a lead vaccine against plague using a novel adjuvant system

    SBC: FasCure Therapeutics LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant FasCure Therapeutics focuses on the development of adjuvant systems to generate prophylactic and therapeutic immune responses The major objective of this Phase STTR proposal is to reformulate a lead plague subunit vaccine with a novel adjuvant system to improve its protective efficacy Yersinia pestis is the causative agent of bubonic and pneumonic plague ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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