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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. AAV2-ASPA-Based Metabolic Intervention for Alzheimer's Disease

    SBC: ASKLEPIOS BIOPHARMACEUTICAL, INC.            Topic: NIA

    Abstract We propose to initiate preclinical development of a gene therapeutic targeted to Alzheimer's Disease. The World Health Organization's and Alzheimer's Disease International's report on Dementia (2012) recognizes that the global burden of AlzheimerDisease is forecast to worsen significantly with prevalence predicted to double every 20 years. Interventions that could prov ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A Bullet Proof vascular graft to prevent dialysis access cannulation injury

    SBC: Innavasc Medical, Inc.            Topic: 400

    Project Summary Abstract Synthetic arteriovenous grafts AVGs can provide life sustaining vascular access for dialysis patients but are subject to multiple modes of failure and complications related to chronic needle cannulation poor graft identification delayed access and bleeding These graft needle cannulation associated complications translate to millions of dollars in health care expense ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Cancer Vaccine for Ovarian and Breast Cancer

    SBC: EPIMMUNE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of this STTR program is to develop an effective cancer vaccine based on class II T cell epitopes derived from four tumor-associated antigens (TAAs) that are commonly over-expressed in ovary-and breast-derived tumors. The role of CD4+ T cell in eliciting an anti-tumor response is critical. The development of tumor specific CTL and the ge ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A cell-free, high-throughput screening service for accelerated GPCR ligand discovery

    SBC: KXT BIO INC.            Topic: 300

    PROJECT SUMMARY The proposed Phase I STTR project is a partnership between a biotechnology company KXTbioIncand the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to develop an innovative high throughput screening service for identifying new drug candidates that act via G protein coupled receptorsGPCRsThis large protein superfamily has been the most successful source of therapeutic targetsaccounting ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Acid Ceramidase, Target for Cancer

    SBC: Sphingogene, Inc            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Acid ceramidase (AC) has been implicated as a novel target for cancer therapy because of its pivotal role in regulating interconversion of three key bioactive lipids; ceramide (Cer), sphingosine (Sph) and Sphingosine-1-Phosphate (S1P). It is well known that Cer functions predominantly as a tumor suppressor lipid and mediator of apoptosis following chemo and rad ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A Clinical 3D Movement Analysis System for Assessing Lower Extremity Injury Risk and Recovery in Athletes

    SBC: BIONIKS            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The mission of Bioniks is to develop and commercialize accurate low cost movement analysis systems for clinicians ergonomists athletic trainers and other professionals interested in quantifying human movement Our initial focus is on developing computer enhancements for inexpensive D cameras like the Microsoft Kinect These enhancements surpass the accura ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Acoustic Device for Spine Surgery

    SBC: SONOSCREW, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An Acoustic Device for Preventing Spine Surgery Complications A specific and immediate concern arises in spine surgery, where an inserted instrument can damage the structures around the spine. For example, a device can be advanced too far into the vertebral body, and can cause damage to the nearby spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. These complications occur d ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Additive Manufactured PEKK Implants for Small Bone Arthroplasty

    SBC: Oxford Performance Materials, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    ABSTRACT This Phase I STTR is designed to evaluate the feasibility of using the OsteoFabtechnology platform for joint arthroplastyArthroFabdevicesspecifically targeting replacement of the small carpal bones in the wrist and hemiarthroplastyOsteoFabtechnology is the combination of Oxford Performance Materialsandaposproprietary formulation of polyetherketoneketoneOXPEKKpolymerand additive manufactur ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A 3-D Interactive Atlas of the Human Skull

    SBC: BROWN AND HERBRANSON IMAGING            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Broad long term objectives and specific aims: The long-term objective of this project is to develop a digital anatomical research resource library of very high-resolution computational models, and imaging data sets. Our objective is to produce an anatomical library otf the complete human skeleton. The implications of this project, both scientific and social are ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Administrative Supplement to restore fee funds

    SBC: AMERICAN LIFE SCIENCE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NINDS

    Project Summary Traumatic brain injuryTBIcauses detrimental behavioral dysfunctions and brain neurodegeneration butunfortunatelythere currently is no effective pharmaceutical TBI treatmentThe underlying PhaseSTTR grant is to develop a new class of TBI drugs that inhibit the protease cathepsin BGenetically deleting the cathepsin B gene in mice results in substantial behavioral and pathology improve ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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