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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 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
  2. 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
  3. Triple Re-uptake Inhibitor, SKL 10406, as a New Treatment for Alcohol Dependence

    SBC: Medication Discovery Texas, Inc            Topic: NIAAA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Three medications are approved by the FDA as treatments for alcohol dependence disulfiram acamprosate and naltrexone but these are seldom prescribed due to poor efficacy or side effects Another topiramate is effective for reducing alcohol use but it causes a range of side effects that limit its tolerability Another clas of potentially effective treatment ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Green Algal Strains for Biological Control of West Nile Virus Mosquitoes

    SBC: Pond Life Technologies Limited Liability Company            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant West Nile virus WNV has become endemic to the US with yearly infection peaks coinciding with the activity of its mosquito vector was the worst year for WNV since with deaths and estimates of non neuroinvasive cases There is no specific treatment or vaccine so mosquito control is the only approach available Fortunately controll ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. Effectiveness of VBP15, a dissociative steroidal analogue, on inflammation in a mouse model of arthritis

    SBC: ReveraGen BioPharma, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Glucocorticoids GCandapos s such as prednisolone are used frequently to induce remission and treat rheumatoid arthritis RA Despite effectiveness many GC mediated detrimental side effects including osteoporosis and muscle atrophy limit long term chronic treatment of RA patients In addition juvenile arthritis patients suffer from th side effect of signi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A dual-polarized Doppler Radar system for fall detection in an indoor environment

    SBC: MS Technologies Corporation            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Falls are a leading cause of injuries and deaths among older adults OAs and will be an increasing public health concern given projections of future increases in the number of OAs in the US Fall detection and or surveillance systems are needed to enhance an OAandapos s confidence and independence and to facilitate rapid post fall responses This project wil ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Small Molecules To Inhibit PCSK9-LDLR

    SBC: Small Molecule PPI Mimics LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal is to prepare small molecules that will inhibit the protein protein interaction between a protein called PCSK and the LDLR receptor This is an extremely well validated target for reduction of andquot badandquot cholesterol LDL and therefore controlling coronary artery disease Orally available small molecules are the preferred therapeutic mo ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Avatar Assisted Therapy for Probationers and Parolees with Substance Use Disorders

    SBC: COG ANALYTICS, LLC            Topic: 102

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Substance use disorders SUDs continue to be one of the most serious public health problems in the US Studies have consistently documented a substantially higher prevalence of SUDs among individuals under criminal justice supervision At year end approximately million adults were under criminal justice supervision in the US of which million i ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A novel racial disparity marker for risk prediction in triple negative breast cancer patients

    SBC: NOVAZOI THERANOSTICS            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Breast cancers in African American AA women are characterized by earlier onset higher aggressiveness more extensive metastases and increased mortality rates compared to those in European American EA women This breast cancer related health disparity is partly due to the fact that AA women are more likely than EA women to develop a particularly aggressive ...

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