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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 September, 2020.

  1. Star-dots fluorescent nanoparticles for flow cytometry and biomedical imaging

    SBC: Nanoscience Solutions, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    Fluorescent nanoparticlesFNPare becoming increasingly popular in biomedical imaging and taggingCompared to molecule based fluorophoresFNP are typically brighter and more photostableThey can be functionalized with more than one tagging moleculeused for the tagging and tracing of specific moleculescellstissuesBrighter fluorescence facilitates more sensitive labelingand in many casesa lower limit of ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. BEST-OUD: Behavioral Economic Screening Tool of Opioid Use Disorder for use in clinical practice

    SBC: BEAM Diagnostics, Inc.            Topic: 41

    PROJECT SUMMARY Fatal overdose from opioid misuse is one of the most pressing issues affecting the modern worldAs one of the nation s leading preventable causes of deatha critical line of defense against opioid use disorderOUDmust be standardized screening provided by the patient s primary care physicianpsychiatristand or counselorStandardized screening methods for opioidshoweverare simply inferio ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development of a Personalized Bioreactor for Cell Culturing in Alginate Tubes

    SBC: CellGro Technologies, LLC            Topic: 400

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT SignificanceCell therapy is expected to become an important method to treat chronic diseases such as diabetesrheumatoid arthritisretinal diseases like macular degeneration and certain types of cancersThe cell therapy market in general is projected to become a $billion industry byHuman pluripotent stem cellshPSCsare of particular importance since their utility as a source f ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Self expanding hydrogel for pelvic brachytherapy a novel method for vaginal packing and customized radiation therapy

    SBC: BrachyFoam, LLC            Topic: 102

    This proposal aims to develop a polymer hydrogel strategy that can be used to improve the clinical care of patients receiving brachytherapy for gynecological cancers The biocompatible hydrogel will form in situ after being injected into the vaginal space and later removed by instillation of water to soften the hydrogel for easy extraction This Phase I proposal focuses on optimizing the polymer ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Therapeutic disruption of Connexin mediated microtubule regulation to target glioblastoma cancer stem cells

    SBC: Acomhal Research, Inc.            Topic: 100

    Project Summary Glioblastoma GBM is one of the most lethal incurable human diseases Even with aggressive therapies including surgical resection followed by radiotherapy and chemotherapy using temozolomide TMZ the median survival for GBM patients is only months In fact GBM cancer cells are highly infiltrative and comprise a sub population of glioma stem cells GSCs with tumorigenic pro ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Lipid Enhanced Nano Sensors LENS for lead and mercury detection in water

    SBC: ZANSORS            Topic: NIEHS

    Abstract This Phase I application aims to determine the feasibility of using lipid enhanced nanosensor LENS arrays for smart phone based detection of lead Pb and mercury Hg in drinking water at concentrations above FDA allowable levels LENS arrays are composed of fluid lipid multilayer diffraction gratings on surfaces The fluid nature of these arrays has two advantages reagents can ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Knowledge and Usage of Lactation using Education and Advice from Support Network KULEA NET

    SBC: Benten Technologies, Inc.            Topic: NIMHD

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Breastfeeding has the potential to reduce health disparities associated with infant mortality and morbidity Breastfeeding rates by ethnicity in the United States show a marked disparity in African American AA women as compared to other groups Barriers to breastfeeding are complex with literature citing a lack of knowledge poor family and social support inhibiting soc ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. GRIM for head and neck cancer therapy

    SBC: GlycoMantra Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Many clinical and preclinical studies demonstrated that interferons IFNs exert a superior anti tumor effect when combined with retinoids a class of vitamin A metabolites We identified a novel tumor suppressor Gene associated with Retinoid IFN induced Mortality GRIM by a genome wide knockdown strategy In our recent publication in the PNAS we have shown that GRIM g ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Rapid Development of Weapon Payloads via Additive Manufacturing

    SBC: Matsys Incorporated            Topic: DTRA16A001

    MATSYS proposes to adapt emerging additive manufacturing techniques (so-called 3-D Printing) for use with reactive structural materials and demonstrate this capability to rapidly fabricate reactive case. Our concept incorporates two major manufacturing steps: 3D printing of green compacts from pure Al or Al-based reactive powder blend; and Microwave (MW) sintering of green compacts into net-shaped ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Self-fragmenting Structural Reactive Materials (SF-SRM) for High Combustion Efficiency

    SBC: Matsys Incorporated            Topic: DTRA16A002

    MATSYS proposes to develop, test and evaluate a scalable metal-based reactive structural material that will self-fragment to micron or sub-micron scale fuel particles when subjected to explosive shock loading, resulting in significantly enhanced metal combustion efficiency. Use of reactive material casings offers the potential for several-fold increases in blast and overpressure by generating rapi ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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