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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. A simple assay system for rapid detection of circulating tumor cells

    SBC: TELOVISION, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Metastasis or dissemination of primary tumor cells is the major cause of mortality in cancer patients Circulating tumor cells CTCs in the bloodstream are key players in the establishment of metastatic tumors Recent studies demonstrated that the number of CTCs present in patient blood directly correlate with cancer progression recurrence and survival rate ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A new generation of targeted therapeutics for the treatment of cancer

    SBC: NERX BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Development of novel lung cancer therapeutics targeting the DNA damage response Abstract Lung tissue is constantly exposed to a wide variety of inhaled chemical agents While the majority of these maybe innocuous those that damage DNA have severe consequences Thus the DNA damage response DDR and DNA repair in these tissues is extremely important The vast ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 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. Development of iCrystal System for Rapid Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules

    SBC: JUXTOPIA, LLC            Topic: 100

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Biological macromolecules are the machinery of life and understanding their function helps scientists to develop new drug treatments that target specific human diseases In this regard crystallization is routinely employed for the understanding of the molecular structures and the interactions of proteins with other biological and non biological materials Desp ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A biochemical companion diagnostic platform to measure kinase inhibitor pharmacodynamics in leukemia

    SBC: MICROFLUIDIC INNOVATIONS, LLC            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Kinase inhibitors created a new paradigm in chemotherapy and are a major focus of new oncology drug development The Bcr Abl inhibitor imatinib was a breakthrough drug for chronic myelogenous leukemia with overwhelming early results however at least of patients are either intolerant resistant or experience recurrence within years and individual respo ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Diagnosing aggressive prostate cancer by spectroscopic photoacoustic tomography

    SBC: Vibronix, Inc.            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Prostate cancer PCa is the No killer among male cancer patients The ultimate test is based on transrectal ultrasound guided needle biopsy and histological examination of fixed prostate tissues This conventional diagnostic procedure is invasive missing cases of cancer due to small sampling volume Moreover it leads to an overtreatment of patients du ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Discovery of Oligodendrocyte Stimulators

    SBC: Medosome Biotec, LLC            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Up to of low birth weight preterm infants manifest some form of periventricular white matter injury PWMI making it the most common form of brain injury affecting premature infants In the US infants per year are born at risk for PWMI and about children per year will develop PWMI World wide infants will be born each year at ri ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Metal ion-functionalized soluble nanopolymers: A new analytical platform for plas

    SBC: Tymora Analytical Operations, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Mass spectrometry based proteomics is an emerging technology that has seen possible applications everywhere The technique can potentially use one drop of our blood to reveal onset and progress of diseases Current Randamp D using plasma serum proteome sample sets however is severely limited by the high complexity and dynamic range of protein concentrations ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Lowering the Cost of Imaging for Retinal Microvasculature in Diabetic Patients

    SBC: AEON IMAGING, LLC            Topic: W

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Recently we found extensive remodeling of the microvasculature of the retina occurring in some diabetic patients much earlier than expected This provides the potential for novel biomarkers However the equipment is too expensive for most clinics and small practices These early retinal microvascular changes cannot be seen with routine clinical examination o ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development and testing of a behavioral activation mobile therapy for elevated depressive symptoms

    SBC: MOUNTAINPASS TECHNOLOGY LLC            Topic: 104

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Approximately of the population experiences elevated depressive symptoms Kubik et al Despite recent research suggesting that overall population mortality would be reduced by if the effects of subthreshold depression could be blocked completely the majority of individuals with elevated depressive symptoms never receive evidence based treat ...

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