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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Rapid, Accurate, and Low-Cost Stool Clostridium difficile Genetic Test

    SBC: Lenima Field Diagnostics LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Clostridium difficile (CD) is a bacterium causing diarrhea and other intestinal problems linked to 14,000 annual deaths in the US. CDI is an antibiotic-associated infection as well as a health-care-associated infection.Current CDI diagnosis relies on CD toxins enzyme immunoassay (EIA) together with antigen (GDH) EIA. Although stool toxin EIA is specific and rel ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Inhibitors of Hydrogen Sulfide Metabolism as a Novel Treatment for Heart Failure

    SBC: FOX CHASE CHEMICAL DIVERSITY CENTER INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    The goal of this Phase I STTR grant application is to capitalize on our recent discovery of novel sulfide quinone oxidoreductase SQOR inhibitors by the design and preparation of new analogs for the treatment of heart failure that enable us to understand SAR so as to improve potency and optimize ADME PK properties Heart failure is a highly lethal disease affecting more than million adults in t ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL ANTIVIRAL TO TREAT AND PREVENT ACYCLOVIR RESISTANCE IN HUMAN OCULAR HERPES KERATITIS

    SBC: FOX CHASE CHEMICAL DIVERSITY CENTER INC.            Topic: N

    ABSTRACT Infection of the eye by Herpes Simplex Virus HSV can result in Herpes Keratitis HK which is the leading cause of corneal blindness worldwide In the U S nearly individuals experience ocular herpes infections that are often recurrent and culminate in progressive corneal scarring and loss of vision The gold standard of care for HK is treatment with Acyclovir ACV that t ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Effects of LGM on a Primate Model of Asthma

    SBC: Lignamed, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY We previously demonstrated in mice that the major pathogenic features eosinophilic airway inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness AHR were markedly enhanced in mice exposed to repeated social stress and these changes were associated with impaired glucocorticoid receptor GR expression and function In studies on non human primates rhesus macaques at the California Natio ...

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