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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Evaluation of a Novel Infection PET Diagnostic

    SBC: CHRONUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NIBIB

    Project Summary Abstract Bacterial infections such as those of prosthetic jointsbonesosteomyelitisand heart valvesinfective endocarditisare difficult to difficult to diagnose and treatand are a major cause of mortalitymorbidity and health care costsThe long term goal of our program is thus to develop positron emission tomographyPETradiotracers that can be used for non invasive PET imaging to detec ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  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. 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
  9. OC-Go: Facilitating fidelity and dissemination of evidence based treatment for childhood OCD via an interactive crowd-sourced patient-provider tool

    SBC: VIRTUALLY BETTER INC            Topic: 104

    The long term objective of this project is to leverage mobile technologies and crowdsourcing to create a new paradigm of evidence based treatment delivery and disseminationas current methods are often insufficientThe project seeks to refine and assess OC Goa HIPAA compliant web based clinician portal and patient side mobile application designed to increase patient adherence to evidence based treat ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. 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
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