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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. Development of VPL Vaccine for RSV

    SBC: SIGMOVIR BIOSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Project Summary Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is recognized as the single most important viral cause of acute respiratory disease in infants and young children worldwide. Elderly populations and immunocompromised individuals are also at significant risk for serious RSV disease. Despite this very substantial disease burden imposed by RSV worldwide, there are no vaccines available. Severa ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Ex vivo purging strategy for treatment of multiple myeloma

    SBC: Dnatrix, Inc            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate goal of this application is to develop a novel ex vivo purging method using myxoma virus (MYXV), a rabbit-specific poxvirus, to improve the clinical outcomes in treatment of multiple myeloma (MM). MM is aclonal plasma cell malignancy that has to date resisted essentially all therapeutic strategies. Currently, the standard of care for patients wit ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Non-ATP competitive inhibitors of cyclin dependent kinases as cancer therapeutics

    SBC: PPI PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States with some sub-types remaining essentially untreatable, expansion of available drug targets will provide significant new options for the development ofmore effective antineoplastic agents. The major goal of this project is to apply a unique drug discovery strategy to cancer drug development. Th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Developing a Nrf2 activator for the treatment of scleroderma

    SBC: CUREVEDA, LLC            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Scleroderma is a devastating autoimmune disease with a chronic course, involving the overproduction of collagen leading to fibrosis of the skin and connective tissues. The disease has a range of symptoms including pain,stiffness and swelling of the joints, shortness of breath and gastrointestinal complications. More than 50% of patients with the aggressive form ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Screening for Novel CBS Inhibitors for Cancer Therapy

    SBC: CBS THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Recent studies of the applicants support the role of the endogenous gaseous biological mediator hydrogen sulfide (H2S) in colorectal cancer: selective upregulation of cystathionine-b-synthase (CBS) and the subsequent production of H2S in colonic cancer cells serves as a pro-survival factor by stimulating tumor cell bioenergetics, growth, proliferation, migratio ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Clinical Translation of Augmented Reality Visualization for Laparoscopic Surgery

    SBC: IGI TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall objective of the proposed research is to fully develop and conduct clinical translation of a novel technology that provides minimally invasive surgeons an ability to visualize exposed organ surfaces as wellas structures hidden by them, together with a true appreciation of depth. A long-standing need in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery has bee ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A daily client check-in system for outpatient substance abuse treatment

    SBC: COG ANALYTICS, LLC            Topic: NIDA

    Abstract Alcohol and illicit drug use remain highly prevalent in the US, and epidemiological surveillance surveys estimate that over 20.6 million individuals (~ 8% of the US population) meet standard diagnostic thresholds for substance use disorders (SAMHSA, 2011). Outpatient substance abuse treatment is the predominate method of treatment in the US for SUDs, typically involving intermittent cont ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Drug Delivery Method for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

    SBC: Weinberg Medical Physics, Inc.            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate goal of the proposed project is to evaluate and commercialize a combination of proprietary magnet assemblies and magnetic nanoparticles (initially developed by our University STTR partner), that has been shown in preliminary animal studies to improve delivery of medications to the inner ear. Initial animal studies using the system (which uses magne ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Novel Pharmacotherapeutic Bioadhesive Patch for Oral Ulcerations

    SBC: POST OAK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    Project Summary Oral ulceration is one of the most commonly encountered oral diseases, with an estimated prevalence of 4% in the USA. Managing large or multiple ulcers that are caused by diseases of unknown etiology, such as erosive lichen planus or aphthous ulcers which affect 25% of the population worldwide, is also a challenge to dentists and specialists. Ulceration of the oral mucosa can caus ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A New MicroRNA-1291 Replacement Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Disease

    SBC: MIRNA THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. There is a clear need for more effective therapies to treat deadly pancreatic cancer disease. MicroRNAs (miRNA or miR) are a large group of short, noncoding RNAs that control posttranscriptional gene expression in human cells, and there is increasing evidence for the exi ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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