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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. Emodin as a complementary dietary therapy to reduce toxicity of 5 fluorouracil

    SBC: AcePre, LLC            Topic: NCCIH

    PROJECT SUMMARYfluorouracilFUhas been the first choice chemotherapy drug for colorectal cancerCRCfor many yearshoweverits clinical utility remains hindered by hematopoietic and gastrointestinal toxicities resulting from its non selectivitySide effects include fatigueloss of appetiteand diarrhea among othersall of which can lead to reduced quality of lifeThe economic burden associated with chemothe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Mitigating Injurious Falls in Older Adults Through Non-Injurious Fall and Gait Analysis From Floor Vibrations

    SBC: ADVANCED SMART SYSTEMS AND EVALUATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary and Abstract Falls are the leading cause of death due to injuryThis simple motion is so common thatof community dwelling older adultsandof long term care facilities will experience a fall in the coming yearThe risk of falling substantially increases for those having Alzheimer s disease and related dementiasand those with Parkinson s diseaseThe financial burden is significant with f ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Targeted Nanotherapy to Donor Organ Endothelia Modulates Early Immune Responses and Protects Against Late Graft Failure

    SBC: ToleRaM NanoTech LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    ABSTRACT Transplantation is an accepted and highly successful therapy for end stage organ diseaseWhile success rates and survival have risen steadilydue largely to improved immunosuppression regimesthere is a growing appreciation that damage and inflammation that occur early in the life of the graftsignificantly impact chronic rejection and thus long term survivalCentral to these early event injur ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Dual View Endoscopy for Colonoscopy

    SBC: Omniscient Imaging, Inc.            Topic: 102

    AbstractAn estimatedmillion colonoscopies are performed annually in the US at a cost of about $Bhowever current colonoscopes with forward vision fail to detectof precancerous polypsOverof the missed polyps are located on or behind numerous folds in the colon where they are hidden from the sight of a forward view colonoscopeIn this research proposalwe propose to complete our development of an imagi ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. DNA Quadruplex Control of hTERT Transcription: A New Therapy for Taxotere Resistant Prostate Cancer

    SBC: Reglagene, LLC            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARYTelomerase maintains telomere length and prevents cellular senescenceIt is upregulated inof cancerssuppressed in most non cancer tissuesand is a primary driver of tumor cell immortalityNo clinical agent acting on telomerase has been approved for human useA hurdle for approaches that directly inhibit the action of telomerase is that therapeutic effect is observed only after many popu ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Preclinical studies of Selective and Orally Bioavailable Aurora B Inhibitors for the Treatment of AML

    SBC: SYNACTIX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACTThe Aurora Kinase FamilyAKFcomprises heavily pursued therapeutic targets for cancer because of their intimate involvement in cell division and tumor progressionNumerous therapeutic campaigns have been initiated against the AKFwith promising clinical successes emanating from strategies targeting either Aurora A or Aurora BHoweverthe US Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve a cance ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Proteasome inhibitor re-sensitizing molecules for treatment of refractory multiple myeloma

    SBC: Leukogene Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Abstract Multiple MyelomaMMis the second most common form of blood cancer and remains an incurable and deadly diseaseProteasome inhibitorPItherapy is a cornerstone in the treatment of MMbut resistance to this class of agent is an emerging challenge in the clinicNew therapeutic approaches that specifically target resistance are needed to maximize responses and ultimately produce cur ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Continuous emulsion digital PCR (cdPCR) for low-cost, rapid, near point-of-care genotyping of non-small cell lung cancer

    SBC: DropWorks, Inc.            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARY Genotyping of cancer has become the standard of carewhere specific mutations in cancer driving genes have been shown to indicate sensitivity or resistance to targeted treatmentsSampling of cell free DNAcfDNAin blood plasma could provide a non invasive means of performing this genotypingbut current methods are too complexslowdaysand expensivehundreds of dollarsto make use of this in ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. eCPAT: Advancing public park information and technology resources to diverse audiences for healthy communities

    SBC: EnQ LLC            Topic: NCI

    Project Summary Abstract Quality parks provide numerous benefits to individuals and communitiesincluding health cost savings through physical activity and stress reliefincreased tax revenue via augmented property values and attracting businessesand positive social and environmental impacts through outcomes such as civic pride and pollution controlThe Community Park Audit ToolCPATprovides a compreh ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of an Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Test based upon Metabolic Profiling of Fresh Blood Samples

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 102

    Autism spectrum disorderASDis a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significant deficits in reciprocal social interactionsimpaired communication and restrictedrepetitive behaviorswith a prevalence ofinchildren in the USEarly intervention programs have been shown to be effective for improving IQlanguageand social skills for toddlers as young asmonths of ageDiagnosis of ASD is currently bas ...

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