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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. DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL ANTIVIRAL TO TREAT AND PREVENT ACYCLOVIR RESISTANCE IN HUMAN OCULAR HERPES KERATITIS

    SBC: Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc.            Topic: N

    ABSTRACT Infection of the eye by Herpes Simplex Virus HSV can result in Herpes Keratitis HK which is the leading cause of corneal blindness worldwide In the U S nearly individuals experience ocular herpes infections that are often recurrent and culminate in progressive corneal scarring and loss of vision The gold standard of care for HK is treatment with Acyclovir ACV that t ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Tools for site specific antibody immobilization for immunoassays

    SBC: AlphaThera            Topic: N

    Antibodies most commonly Immunoglobulin Gs IgGs are widely used in research and diagnostic assays due to their wide array of targets high specificity and proven efficacy In many of these immunoassays e g ELISAandapos s biosensors etc antibodies must be immobilized onto surfaces The sensitivity stability and longevity of antibodies used in this context are highly dependent on orien ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. eHealth Mobile Technology Connecting Young Adults to Routine Engagement eMCARE a theoretically and empirically driven mobile intervention to engage young adults in healthcare

    SBC: NuRelm Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    eMCARE EHealth Mobile Technology Connecting Young Adults to Routine Engagement Young adults YAs ages have a worse health profile than adolescents or adults in their late twenties and thirties Most YAs in the US experience no preparation for the transition from pediatric to adult care often seeking care only through emergency department ED visits The results can be seen across issues ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Inhibitors of Hydrogen Sulfide Metabolism as a Novel Treatment for Heart Failure

    SBC: Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc.            Topic: NHLBI

    The goal of this Phase I STTR grant application is to capitalize on our recent discovery of novel sulfide quinone oxidoreductase SQOR inhibitors by the design and preparation of new analogs for the treatment of heart failure that enable us to understand SAR so as to improve potency and optimize ADME PK properties Heart failure is a highly lethal disease affecting more than million adults in t ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. Preparation of site specific antibody drug conjugates by proximity based sortase ligation

    SBC: AlphaThera            Topic: 103

    There has been growing interest in the use of antibody drug conjugates ADCs for the treatment of cancer as mounting data suggests an increase in anti tumor effectiveness and reduced toxicity compared with the administration of unlabeled antibodies in combination with chemotherapy The two ADCs that are currently approved by the FDA brentuximab vedotin Adcetris and ado trastuzumab emtansin ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Effects of LGM on a Primate Model of Asthma

    SBC: Lignamed, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY We previously demonstrated in mice that the major pathogenic features eosinophilic airway inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness AHR were markedly enhanced in mice exposed to repeated social stress and these changes were associated with impaired glucocorticoid receptor GR expression and function In studies on non human primates rhesus macaques at the California Natio ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Development and Validation of SafeClose Mesh Augmentation System for Hernia Prevention

    SBC: Paradigm Surgical LLC            Topic: 300

    Incisional hernia IH can be prevented using prophylactic mesh placement PMP which involved placement of mesh to reinforce an abdominal fascia closure before herniation occurs at the index of surgery PMP reduced the absolute risk of IH with an acceptable complication profile Open abdominal surgery techniques remain commonplace and contribute to the estimated cases of IH performed in ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. 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

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