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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. New heterocyclic inhibitors of filoviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: H

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Ebola and Marburg viruses belong to the family Filoviridae and can cause fatal hemorrhagic fevers characterized by widespread tissue destruction with an incubation period of days Because of the safety concerns these viruses are designated as the biosafety level agents Currently there is no effective vaccine or therapeutic treatment against filoviral i ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. RNA Detection as an Improved Diagnostic Assay for Human Leptospirosis

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Leptospirosis a zoonotic disease is an important public health problem worldwide It is caused by spirochete bacteria belonging to nine species and more than serovars of the genus Leptospira In the US there is increasing awareness of the importance of leptospirosis as the cause of disease among inner city populations military personnel and individuals ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Multivalent Lyme Disease Vaccine Targeting Tick-Host-Pathogen Interactions

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against Lyme disease by targeting Ixodes scapularis proteins critical for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission from the tick to mammalian host Earlier work has identified four tick proteins Salp TRE tHRF and TSLPI that facilitate different steps of spirochete transmission and immunity against these protein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. New small molecule inhibitors of arenaviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: R

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Lassa fever virus LASV and Machupo virus MACV are hemorrhagic fever arenaviruses which are classified as Category A Agents Currently there are no licensed LASV or MACV vaccines and LASV MACV therapy is limited to use of the nucleoside analog ribavirin which is only partially effective and associated with significant side effects The impact of arenavirus ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Development of Peptide Antibiotic Nucleic Acids

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant One of the challenges of research in infectious diseases is to find ways to use the increasing knowledge of the mechanisms underlying disease transformation and progression to develop novel therapeutic strategies for diseases such as increasing menace of bacterial infections Targeting specific RNA such as rRNA which are involved in proliferation and survival ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Targeting STT3A and STT3B to Block Flavivirus Replication

    SBC: New England Discovery Partners, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    AbstractMosquito borne flaviviruses cause disease worldwidewith members such as dengue virusDENVZika virusZIKVand west nile virusWNVinfecting more thanmillion individuals annuallyThe availability of small molecule antivirals that reduce flavivirus infection therefore could have an immediate and substantial impact on public health programs that seek to improve outcomes for populations infected with ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Validation of a Diagnostic Test for Borrelia miyamotoi

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACT Borrelia miyamotoi is a tick transmitted spirochete recently shown to cause infection and disease in the United StatesEurope and AsiaA member of the relapsing fever group of Borreliathis pathogen has been proven to cause most commonly a nonspecificflu like illness with feverfatiguemyalgiaand headacheDisease can be particularly severe and involve the central nervous system in immunocomprom ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of PAR Pepducins as a Novel Antithrombotic Treatment

    SBC: OASIS PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Coronary artery disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States Platelets play an important role in the pathogenesis of acute coronary syndrome ACS as platelet activation aggregation and secretion are key components of arterial thrombus formation Despite dual anti platelet therapy for ACS and percutaneous coronary interventions PCI many patients sustain a high incidence u ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Novel commensal polysaccharide treats multiple sclerosis through Treg modulation

    SBC: SYMBIOTIX BIOTHERAPIES, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Abstract Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating inflammatory disease that is the most common neurological disease of young adults, affecting over 350,000 patients in the US and over 2.5 million patients worldwide. MS is a disease of high unmetmedical need, currently treatable with one of several approved drugs, all of which result in either immune modulation or significant immunosuppre ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A novel approach to treat non alcoholic steatohepatitis NASH

    SBC: Mitotherapeutix LLC            Topic: 300

    Abstract The Specific Aim of this Phase I STTR proposal is to test the feasibility of treating non alcohol steatohepatitis NASH by increasing mitochondrial metabolism which is the main pathway for lipid catabolism in the liver NASH is a stage of non alcohol fatty liver disease NAFLD that has progressed to a pathological state NASH can lead to cirrhosis leading to liver failure or hepatocel ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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