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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. Raising the Therapeutic Index of Photodynamic Therapy with Targeted Nanosyringes

    SBC: NANOHYBRIDS INC            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Current clinical photodynamic therapy PDT is an effective cancer treatment that is non invasive and low cost but it has yet to become a mainstream frontline treatment The clinical efficacy of PDT in solid tumors depends on significant accumulation of the photosensitizer PS at the tumor site availability of oxygen near the photosensitizer and effective dosing of the drug light c ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. In Vivo Editing for Hemophilia Gene Therapy

    SBC: GENVEC, INC.            Topic: 100

    Project Summary The exceptional promise of gene therapy for hemophilia has been shown in recent studies that result in long term correction of factor IX deficiency via hepatic transduction with an adeno associated vector AAV In spite of this watershed event in the history of the gene therapy field there presently exist barriers to the fullest implementation of hemophilia gene therapy The li ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A Novel Scaffold to Promote Skin Regeneration

    SBC: FirstString Research, Inc            Topic: NIAMS

    PROJECT SUMMARY Dermal scarring affects more than million people worldwide annually over million people are injured in motor vehicle accidents over million patients are severely burned and thousands of warriors are wounded in military blasts In severe burns more than of patients develop hypertrophic scar contraction which leads to hypertrophic scar contractures HSc HSc a ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Mitochondrial Targeted Nano antioxidants to Treat Alzheimer s Disease

    SBC: Acelerox, LLC            Topic: NIA

    ABSTRACT PROJECT SUMMARY Alzheimer s disease AD is characterized by hyperphosphorylated tau protein which causes impaired axonal transport in neurons In recent years multiple researchers have determined that oxidative stress appears to be a significant early event in the pathogenesis of AD in preclinical AD models and in AD patients We have shown that reducing oxidative stress through quench ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A Systematic Medical Approach to Reward Transformation SMART for Brain Health in Opioid Use Disorder

    SBC: Versa Integrated Solutions, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Summary In recent years opioid use disorder OUD and deaths due to opiate overdose e g with heroin fentanyl oxycodone in suburban and rural non minority groups has created an urgency for approaches to stem this epidemic but the rise in OUD and opiate overdose deaths has occurred in inner cities at similar rates Heroin misuse and addiction are persistent problems in African American commu ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Assessing Skills and Treatment Progress in Basic Communicators of All Ages The Basic Social and Communication Behavior Scales BSCBS Phase I

    SBC: PAUL H BROOKES PUBLISHING CO., INC.            Topic: NIDCD

    Project Summary Abstract Effective communication intervention depends on reliable tools for identifying communication concerns and tracking changes in skills Established tools for detecting and tracking skills in early intentional communicators i e directing a behavior such as reaching toward an adult to convey a message involve communication temptations and assessing a wide variety of child ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Trans‐nasal delivery of chemotherapy to glioblastoma using magnetic nanoparticles and magnetic focusing

    SBC: Weinberg Medical Physics, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Abstract Glioblastoma multiforme GBM is the deadliest form of brain tumor The current treatment includes a combination of surgical resection chemotherapy radiation and electrical disruption of mitosis has only extended survival to approximately to years Preliminary pre clinical findings suggest the potential effectiveness of the candidate drug cyclopamine However the drug is toxic to ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Polo box PLK Inhibitors Target Tumors Resistant to ATP Competitive Compounds

    SBC: PPI PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    Polo like kinase PLK is a central player in regulating entry into and progression through mitosis Many studies have validated PLK as an anti tumor drug target and its inhibition is potently anti proliferative to cancer cells However recent data suggests that there are two major disadvantages of the conventional approach to blocking the kinase activity of PLK First both general kinome ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Investigation of antibody drug conjugates of a novel target

    SBC: Wntrix Inc.            Topic: NCI

    PROJECT SUMMARY Antibody drug conjugates ADCs are monoclonal antibodies mAbs that are covalently linked to cell killing drugs and have emerged as a major modality in anti cancer treatment This approach combines high specificity of mAbs against their antigen targets with highly potent cytotoxic drugs resulting in armed mAbs that deliver the payload drug to tumor cells with enriched levels ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Aminooxyacetic Acid Prodrugs for Colon Cancer Therapy

    SBC: CBS THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACT Recent studies of the applicants support the role of the endogenous gaseous biological mediator hydrogen sulfide H S in colorectal cancer In specific the selective upregulation of cystathionine synthase CBS and the subsequent production of H S in colonic cancer cells serves as a pro survival factor by stimulating tumor cell bioenergetics ...

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