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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. MtLDL detection to diagnose childhood tuberculosis

    SBC: CHRONUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Project SummaryChildhood TB is estimated to contributeof the disease burden in high burden settingswith approximately a million cases per year inworldwideExisting gold standard diagnostic culture tools fail to confirm TB in most childrenwho typically have low bacterial counts and cannot produce sputumMore sensitive and child friendly diagnostic tools are urgently needed to diagnose TB in childrenC ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Smart Sensor Bandage for Ulcer Monitoring

    SBC: STOECKER MD, WILLIAM V            Topic: 600

    AbstractSmart Sensor Bandage for Ulcer Monitoring Non healing pressure ulcers result in approximately $billion in additional treatments each year in the United Statesraising in hospital mortality by nearly threefold and lengthening hospital stay by more than double when ulcers are presentThis burden is particularly pronounced in assisted living facilities where occurrence is high and skilled nursi ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
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