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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. Custom-Fit Personal Sound Amplification Smartphone Application

    SBC: ASCENDING HEARING TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARYPersonal sound amplification productsPSAPshave recently become available to the publicPSAPs serve a potentially important role in providing audibility of sounds for adults who have difficulty hearing in some daily living situationsbut may not be candidates for traditionalhigh amplification hearing aidsFewer thanof adults with hearing loss reporting use of hearing aidsciting high cos ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A novel asthma drug candidate targeting the GABAergic system in lung inflammation

    SBC: PANTHERICS INCORPORATED            Topic: NHLBI

    The proposed research will advance preclinical characterization and validation of a novel drug for asthmaA growing body of research has uncovered functional gamma amino butyric acid type A receptorGABAARsignaling in non neuronal cellsOur research has demonstrated that ligands activating GABAAR subtypes located on airway smooth muscle and immune cells reduce airway hyper responsivenessAHRand inflam ...

    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. Web Based Therapist Training on Complicated Grief Therapy

    SBC: KOBAK, KENNETH A            Topic: 104

    Complicated GriefCGis a prevalent and debilitating disorder associated with significant distress and impairmentIt differs from major depression in its treatment and symptomatologyCG is listed in DSMas a subtype of Trauma and Greif DisorderThe World Health Organization will include CG as a stand alone disorder in ICDand it is expected that the DSMsubcommittee will follow suitTraditional forms of th ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. Biological treatment of bacterial keratitis

    SBC: AMEBAGONE, INC.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Staphylococcus is the most common cause of infections worldwide The pathogen persists asymptomatically on human skin from which it may spread to ocular tissues and cause corneal infection When this happens corneal bacterial keratitis can occur and if not treated effectively it may lead to blindness Multi Drug Resistant MDR variants of S aureus Sa are ...

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