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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. 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
  3. A Novel Strategy to Identify Substances that Improve Mitochnodrial Fitness

    SBC: CYTEGEN CORP            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract Mitochondrial dysfunction causes mitochondrial diseases and is tightly linked to aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsonandapos s and Alzheimerandapos s Recent discoveries support that mitochondrial dysfunction can be overcome to treat age related decline Cytegenandapos s hypothesis is that exercise induces the secretion of blood borne proteins that act ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Highly sensitive isothermal method and instrument for field diagnostics to facilitate malaria eradication

    SBC: CASCADE BIOSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Plasmodium falciparum is the most virulent form of malaria causing million deaths per year Success with patient treatment and a malaria eradication campaign depends significantly on our ability to detect new infections as early as possible in the field rural areas including asymptomatic cases preferably using a small amount of blood e g from a finger prick and to clearly discrim ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A cloud based software platform to enhance reproducibility collaboration and translation of stem cell research

    SBC: Cellara, LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Stem cell research has shown great potential to help treat or even cure a wide array of health conditions including cardiovascular and neurological disease cancer and diabetes This field is now beginning to move rapidly from the re search stage to clinical translation and commercial applications However it has been widely recognized that stem cell scientists have difficulty ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Graphene based Nanosensor Device for Rapid Onsite Detection of Dissolved Lead in Tap Water

    SBC: NANOAFFIX SCIENCE LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is an increasing public concern about monitoring water quality in the entire drinking water supply system especially at the point of use spurred by recent water catastrophes such as the one in Flint Michigan that has caused severe health issues for thousands of children due to the unsafe level of lead in contaminated drinking water Current quantitative detection methods ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Development of Fibrin Specific Nuclear Probe to Reduce LVAD Adverse Events

    SBC: CAPELLA IMAGING, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Despite the myriad major advances in cardiology the prognosis for patients with severe medically refractive heart failure HF is exceedingly poor Approximately deaths 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 hospitalizations At least of these deaths were directl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. New Assays for Expression Profiling of MicroRNAs

    SBC: Nawgen, LLC            Topic: 172

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant MicroRNAs miRNAs are involved in many diverse biological processes and a single miRNA can modulate the expression of hundreds of gene targets Changes in miRNA expression could have profound biological impacts leading to a variety of human diseases To date most miRNA expression profiling studies have relied on microarrays or high throughput RNA sequencing ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health

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