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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. Validation of a salivary miRNA diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorder

    SBC: Quadrant Biosciences Inc.            Topic: 103

    Autism spectrum disorderASDis a continuum of neurodevelopmental characteristics that includes deficits in communication and social interactionas well as restrictiverepetitive interests and behaviorsASD is an increasing public health concernwith aboutinAmerican children diagnosed with ASD inafold increase in prevalence over the pastyearsThe effect of ASD on both society and the economy is a large b ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  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. Electronic Optimization of Stem Cell Derived Human Cardiac Myocytes

    SBC: Cytocybernetics Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    Project Summary As part of the FDA approval process for novel therapeutic drugssafety screening demonstrating that the candidate drug does not have deleterious effects on the human cardiac action potential is requiredHealthy human heart cells are not available for such preclinical drug testingThere is currently no consensus on the best experimental approach to provide the most efficienteconomicala ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Mobile Augmented Screening Tool to Increase Adolescent HIV Testing and Linkage to Care

    SBC: Digital Health Empowerment, Inc            Topic: NICHD

    ABSTRACTAdolescents face increased HIV riskinfrequent testinginconsistent linkage to careand a lack of prevention related knowledgeWe propose to address this by completing and evaluating the Mobile Augmented ScreeningMAStool to increase youth HIV testing via a tablet based intervention in clinical settingsand then use text messages to facilitate linkage to care for those who test positiveand deliv ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Enhanced Software Tools for Detecting Anatomical Differences in Image Data Sets

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: 105

    Project SummaryMorphometric analysis is a primary algorithmic tool to discover disease and drug related effects on brain anatomyNeurological degeneration and disease manifest in subtle and varied changes in brain anatomy that can be non local in nature and effect amounts of white and gray matter as well as relative positioning and shapes of local brain anatomyState of the art morphometry methods f ...

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