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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 June, 2020.

  1. 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
  2. Biocatalytic production of precursors to lutein and zeaxanthin to address age related macular degeneration

    SBC: EscaZyme Biochemicals, LLC            Topic: N

    Project Summary Atrophic dry age related macular degeneration AMD is the leading cause of severe loss of vision for those over age Dietary supplements containing lutein and zeaxanthin are recommended by the NEI for those at risk of late AMD There has been a corresponding growth in demand for these two xanthophylls Lutein and zeaxanthin are currently sourced from marigolds grown mostl ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Mutation Enriched Targeted Re Sequencing

    SBC: TRANSGENOMIC, INC.            Topic: 103

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Low level tumor associated somatic DNA mutations can have profound implications for development of metastasis prognosis choice of treatment follow up or early cancer detection Unless they are effectively detected these low level mutations can misinform patient management decisions or become missed opportunities for personalized medicine Widely used tech ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Optimization of an integrin enhancing molecule for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne muscular dystrophy is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene resulting in the loss of the dystrophin glycoprotein complex in skeletal muscle Loss of dystrophin results in reduced sarcolemmal integrity progressive muscle damage and compromised muscle function There is currently no cure and limited treatment options for DMD and all affected child ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Silica Colloidal Crystals for High Resolution MALDI-MS of Glycoproteins

    SBC: LI-COR, Inc.            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The product is a slide coated with silica colloidal crystals to combine protein electrophoresis with matrix assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry MALDI MS detection giving superior performance in both The Phase II proposal will be to develop an instrument for facile application of the slide in proteomics of intat glycoproteins This propos ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. RADIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST TO DIFFERENTIATE CAVITATED FROM NON-CAVITATED DENTAL CARIES

    SBC: FIREFLY HEALTH INNOVATIONS NE, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This project aims to improve the accuracy of tests for early tooth decay dental caries specifically for interproximal surfaces where the posterior teeth abut one another In these regions there is no physical space to visually inspect or probe for caries Instead dentists rely on bitewing X rays BWs But dentists cannot tell whether lucencies observed ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Galectin 1: A novel small protein therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    SBC: STRYKAGEN CORPORATION            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy DMD is a fatal muscle disease affecting in every male births DMD results from mutations in the gene encoding the dystrophin a kDa scaffolding protein responsible for providing a mechanical link between the muscle fiber actin cytoskeleton and a transmembrane protein complex called the dystrophin associated glycoprotein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Identification of Borrelia burgdorferi diagnostic biomarkers in humans and nonhum

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The number of Lyme disease cases in the US has been recently estimated by the CDC at cases year This is major public health concern Currently available diagnostics rely on detection of the antibody response serology to Borrelia burgdorferi the causative agent of Lyme disease However serological tests are not accurate during the early stages of Ly ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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