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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 April, 2020.

  1. Towards a New Generation of Glycoengineered Pneumococcal Bioconjugate Vaccines

    SBC: VaxNewMO            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Pneumococcal pneumonia remains the leading cause of bacterial pneumonia in both children under years of age and adults over years of age The standard preventative therapy is the conjugate vaccine Prevnar which consists of an immunogenic carrier protein covalently attached to one of thirteen pneumococcal capsular polysaccharides Although Prevnar has significantly red ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. In Vivo Editing for Hemophilia Gene Therapy

    SBC: GENVEC, INC.            Topic: 100

    Project Summary The exceptional promise of gene therapy for hemophilia has been shown in recent studies that result in long term correction of factor IX deficiency via hepatic transduction with an adeno associated vector AAV In spite of this watershed event in the history of the gene therapy field there presently exist barriers to the fullest implementation of hemophilia gene therapy The li ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Trans‐nasal delivery of chemotherapy to glioblastoma using magnetic nanoparticles and magnetic focusing

    SBC: Weinberg Medical Physics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Abstract Glioblastoma multiforme GBM is the deadliest form of brain tumor The current treatment includes a combination of surgical resection chemotherapy radiation and electrical disruption of mitosis has only extended survival to approximately to years Preliminary pre clinical findings suggest the potential effectiveness of the candidate drug cyclopamine However the drug is toxic to ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. ErythroMer Nanoscale Bio Synthetic Red Cell Substitute

    SBC: Kalocyte Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is need for an artificial oxygen O carrier to substitute for banked blood in settings where stored blood is unavailable pre hospital care transport austere environments undeveloped countries or undesirable transfusion risk exceeds benefit To address this need we developed ErythroMer EM a first in class nano cyte blood substitute EM is a deformable ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Polyionic Papillomavirus like Particles VLP for the Treatment of HPV oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas OPCs

    SBC: PATHOVAX, LLC            Topic: 102

    The broader impact commercial potential of PathoVax s STTR phase I proposal is to improve outcomes of cancer immuno therapy utilizing a vaccine formulation combining an immunogenic chimeric virus like particle cVLP vaccine with FDA approved immune check point inhibitors PathoVax proposes to develop this technology for treatment of human papillomavirus HPV associated cancers However cancer ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Assessing Skills and Treatment Progress in Basic Communicators of All Ages The Basic Social and Communication Behavior Scales BSCBS Phase I

    SBC: PAUL H BROOKES PUBLISHING CO., INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    Project Summary Abstract Effective communication intervention depends on reliable tools for identifying communication concerns and tracking changes in skills Established tools for detecting and tracking skills in early intentional communicators i e directing a behavior such as reaching toward an adult to convey a message involve communication temptations and assessing a wide variety of child ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Develop a new cisplatin based drug combination with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: GATEWAY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARY In spite of recent new drug developments platinum based drugs such as cisplatin are still widely used to treat solid organ malignancies Besides its limited efficacy serious side effects have been associated with the use of cisplatin such as bilateral and irreversible hearing loss In the cochlea cisplatin can trigger the production of reactive oxygen species and activate sev ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Developing a Nutraceutical Product against Noise Induce Hearing Loss

    SBC: GATEWAY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARY The most common occupational and environmental hazard in this country is noise Itandapos s not surprising then that noise induced hearing loss NIHL is the second most common form of sensorineural hearing deficit behind only age related hearing loss presbycusis Although therapeutics that target the free radical pathway have shown promise for reducing NIHL there are no effe ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Virtual reality games to assess and habilitate auditory spatial awareness

    SBC: VisiSonics Corporation            Topic: NIDCD

    Project Summary Virtual reality games to assess and habilitate auditory spatial awareness Auditory spatial awareness ASA is the critically important skill of using sound to understand extrapersonal space and its content Both explicit sound localization and implicit environmental awareness aspects of ASA contribute to everyday listening effort fatigue and spatial attention Because heari ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A Systematic Medical Approach to Reward Transformation SMART for Brain Health in Opioid Use Disorder

    SBC: Versa Integrated Solutions, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Summary In recent years opioid use disorder OUD and deaths due to opiate overdose e g with heroin fentanyl oxycodone in suburban and rural non minority groups has created an urgency for approaches to stem this epidemic but the rise in OUD and opiate overdose deaths has occurred in inner cities at similar rates Heroin misuse and addiction are persistent problems in African American commu ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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