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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. Development of small near-infrared laser system capable of improving immune respo

    SBC: SEMINEX CORPORATION            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The broad and long-term objective of this project is to amplify the effectiveness of vaccines without the use of chemical or biological adjuvants. We will address this objective by demonstrating the feasibility for small laser- based devices to enhance responses to intradermal vaccination. A number of investigators have shown that a promising new way to make va ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Therapeutic Utility of renalase and renalase peptides in cisplatin-mediated renal

    SBC: BESSOR PHARMA, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Cisplatin is a cornerstone therapy for a number of cancers including testicular, bladder, ovarian and lung. It is also used to treat cancers in children. In all cases there is a high incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) that can also lead to later stage kidney damage. This risk limits its use. We have found in pilot studies that renalase, or peptide fragment ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. DNP Polarization Agents for Real-Time Metabolic Imaging and Clinical Diagnosis

    SBC: DYNUPOL, INC.            Topic: NCI

    Project Summary / Abstract Although standard MRI techniques provide valuable structural insight, a related technique known as magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) adds powerful real-time metabolic information about the tissues under study. MRS provides early detection of disease, monitoring treatment efficacy, and, in the case of cancer, a dramatic reduction in unnecessary biopsies. However, bro ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Developing Inhibitors of the STARS/SRF Pathway for Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

    SBC: Jenesis Biosciences LLC            Topic: NIDDK

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, affecting an estimated 8.3% of the population. Unfortunately, the majority of individuals with diabetes continue to have suboptimal control ofglucose, therefore new and improved approaches to prevention and treatment are sorely needed. Dr. Mary Elizabeth Patti's laboratory at the ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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