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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 June, 2020.

  1. Mechanical generation of peri-valvular oscillatory flow to prevent deep venous thrombosis.

    SBC: OsciFlex LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Project SummaryDeep venous thrombosisDVTand secondary pulmonary embolismPEaffectof the population and cause approximatelydeaths annually in the USImmobility and lack of muscular activity is the primary risk factor for DVTan effect attributed to reduced venous flowAutopsy studies have identified the venous valve sinus in the leg as the site of origin for DVTbut a molecular and cellular mechanism fo ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Novel sanitizer/disinfectants against viral infections with long-lasting effect

    SBC: CAMELLIX, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    AbstractNorovirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the United Statesassociated annually withmillion illnesseshospitalizations anddeathsUS CDCOverview about NorovirusNorovirus is one of the nonenveloped viruses that are resistant to alcohol sanitizationAccording to US CDC Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreaks in Healthcare Settingsthe p ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development of a tracheal sound sensor for early detection of hypoventilation due to opioid overdose.

    SBC: RTM Vital Signs, LLC            Topic: R41

    Abstract More thanAmericans died from drug overdose inand drug overdose is now the most common cause of death for people underyears old in the United StatesFurthermorethe number of overdose deaths is increasing with the rise of abuse of powerful synthetic opioidssuch as fentanylIn May ofNational Institutes of HealthNIHand National Institute on Drug AbuseNIDAdirectors DrsCollins and Volkow outlined ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Discovering a Small Molecule that Targets the KSHV Processivity Factor for Treating Oral and Systemic Kaposi Sarcoma

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

    Kaposi SarcomaKSis the most common cancer in themillion worldwide AIDS populationKS tumors are caused by Kaposi Sarcoma Associated Herpes VirusKSHVEven though HAART therapy has resulted in a dramatic decline in KS in the USthis malignancy remains the most predominant tumor of AIDSParadoxicallyKS tumors arise in some AIDS patients following HAART treatmentdue to Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory S ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. The Diagnostic Utility of the in-vitro "Provoked" D dimer test in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism

    SBC: AUGdimer LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Project SummaryThe D Dimer assay is the current diagnostic standard to exclude patients of VTE due to its high sensitivityHoweverD Dimer levels are commonly elevated in patients without thromboembolismleading to poor specificity and poor positive predictive valuePPVDue to the lack of a robust diagnostic tool for VTEwe propose a novel advancement upon current DDimer testing which improves specifici ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Developing a Nutraceutical Product against Ototoxicity

    SBC: GATEWAY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARYDespite recent advances in cancer therapiesplatinum based drugs are still widely used for the treatment of solid tumorsA primary example is cisplatinwhich is frequently used to treat lungbladdertesticularand cervical cancersHoweverlimitations of this therapy include the development of drug resistance in cancer cells as well as severe side effectssuch as nephrotoxicity and neurotoxic ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Rapid high-resolution typing of Human Leukocyte Antigen genes by nanopore sequencing for transplantation

    SBC: NewVentureIQ, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACT Human leukocyte antigenHLAtyping is an essential laboratory test to evaluate the donor recipient compatibility before life saving transplantationsInaloneHLA typing of donors and recipients guided overorgan and stem cell transplantations in the United StatesExisting high resolution HLA typing methods require a turnaround time of days to weeksThere has been an unmet clinical need for a rapi ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Biologically Targeted Vaccine for Chikungunya

    SBC: PRECISION VIROLOGICS INC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Chikungunya virusCHIKVis a mosquito transmitted alphavirus that causes explosive epidemics of a severe febrile illness characterized by debilitating polyarthralgia in humansCHIKV caused an estimatedmillion new cases in India alone inand has the potential to spread globally because of the distribution and abundance of its mosquito vectorsAedes aegypti and Aedes albopictusDu ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Mobile Peer Support for Opioid Use Disorders: Refinement of an Innovative Machine Learning Tool

    SBC: Beacon Tech Inc.            Topic: R41

    PROJECT SUMMARY This proposal develops a novelartificial intelligenceAIenabledmobile treatment delivery method that fulfills the need for a robustsecuretechnology based peer support platform to support patients with opioid use disordersOUDsThe majority of individuals with OUDs in the United States do not receive any formal substance use treatmentand growing evidence suggests that many OUD patients ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A Tissue Support Structure (Macular O-Rings) for Reconstructing, Translocating or Transplanting Three-Dimensional Submacular Tissue Organoids in Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

    SBC: iMacular Regeneration LLC            Topic: NEI

    Project Summary Abstract Age related macular degenerationAMDis a leading form of irreversible blindnessiMacular Regeneration LLCiMac Regenwill introduce a novel tissue support structuremacular O rings or MORsmade from a biocompatibleimplantable materialnitinol or nickel titanium alloyThe surgical deviceMORwill be tested both ex vivo and in vivo for proof of concept in this phase I STTR studyThe de ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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