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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 September, 2020.

  1. An unique patient population for clinical trials against noise-induced hearing loss

    SBC: GATEWAY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    AbstractNoise is the number one occupational and environmental hazardand noiseinduced hearing lossNIHLis one common form of sensorineural hearing deficitonly second to age related hearing lossCurrently no drug preventing NIHL is approved by the United States Food and Drug AdministrationFDAOne major challenge for the introduction of such interventions is the need to identify appropriate human popul ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Automated Assessment of Leptomeningeal Collaterals on CT Angiograms

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: 108

    AbstractThe primary goal of this study is to develop an automated scoring system of leptomeningeal collaterals based on CT angiographyCTAas a quantitative assessment of acute ischemic strokeLeptomeningeal collaterals provide an alternate path of blood flow in the setting of a proximal vessel occlusionThe presence and effectiveness of leptomeningeal collateralsi ecollateral statusvaries significant ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Cuff Electrodes with Soft Wire Electrical Leads

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary AbstractDevelopment of a Nerve Cuff Electrode from Soft and Elastomeric Conducting Wires STTR Phase I ApplicationPIBrady ClapsaddleTDA ResearchIncBio electronic interfaces are used in a wide array of applications for recording and providing electrical impulses to treat diseaseOne common interface device for the PNS is the cuff electrodeCurrent cuff electrodes have many failure mode ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Detection and Staging of Liver Fibrosis by Precise MRI (pMRI)

    SBC: INLIGHTA BIOSCIENCES L.L.C.            Topic: NIAAA

    Abstract Chronic liver injury due to alcoholmetabolic dysfunctionviral hepatitisor autoimmune disease results in liver inflammation and fibrosisLiver fibrosis will progress to cirrhosis which is estimated to affectof the world s populationThe major clinical consequences of cirrhosis are liver failure and hepatocellular carcinomaHCCboth of which increase the risk of deathAlcoholic liver diseaseALDi ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development and Validation of a Physical Anatomic Model for Surgical TrainingUsing 3D Printing Technology

    SBC: Simulated Inanimate Models LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    Project SummarySimulation training is unique in its ability for repetitive practice of a wide variety of scenarios and to reflect on performance without jeopardizing a patient s safetyMedical simulation provides a controlled setting with step wise skills progressionutilizing continuous feedback and assessment aiming at the ultimate goal of skills transfer to clinical competenceSurgical skills simu ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Development of a Clinical Screening Platform for Type 1 Diabetes

    SBC: Op-T-Mune, Inc            Topic: NIDDK

    AbstractA major shortfall in clinical care for diabetes is a rapid and accurate screen for progression to diseaseCurrent criteria involve HLA haplotypeand the presence of auto antibodiesAAGenome wide associated studiesGWASrevealed only immune associated genes including HLA as T D predictorsThe ability to differentiate from other diseases was very limitedPre typediabetesp T Dis now being identified ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Development of a protein drug for pancreatic cancer treatment

    SBC: ProDa BioTech L.L.C.            Topic: NCI

    Abstract Pancreatic cancers are devastating diseases with five year survival rate less thanCurrentlythere is no effective treatment for advanced diseaseOne major barrier to efficacy of anti tumor therapeutics is the dense desmoplastic stromal responseEvidence suggests that cancer associated pancreatic stellate cellsCAPaSCproduce the stromal collagenThe ECM laid down by CAPaSC is considered to be o ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of Fibrin-Specific Nuclear Probe to Reduce LVAD Adverse Events

    SBC: CAPELLA IMAGING, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Despite the myriad major advances in cardiologythe prognosis for patients with severemedically refractive heart failureHFis exceedingly poorApproximatelydeaths 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 hospitalizationsAt leastof these deaths were directly related to severe heart fai ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Develop novel lutein biomanufacturing in a nonmodel yeast via engineered metabolons and metabolic analyses

    SBC: Arch Innotek, LLC            Topic: 300

    Project Summary Arch Innotek proposes to develop a sustainablecost effective fermentation process to produce lutein using engineered yeastLutein is an important antioxidant compound that can slow the progression of vision loss caused by age related macular degenerationAMDcataractsand retinitis pigmentosaAside from protecting eyesdietary intake of lutein can reduce risk of skin disordersseveral typ ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Dressing Assistant: Home Technology to Sustain Independent Dressing in Dementia

    SBC: Inventors' Workshops, Inc.            Topic: NIA

    AbstractPersons living with dementiaPWDoften require assistance with routine activities and daily tasksWorkloads placed on caregivers often results in high levels of physical and emotional stressand depressionand higher overall morbidity and mortality ratesFocus group of caregivers for individuals with mild to moderate dementiaidentified dressing the PWD as the most pressing and stressful daily co ...

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