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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. Targeted Nanotherapy to Donor Organ Endothelia Modulates Early Immune Responses and Protects Against Late Graft Failure

    SBC: ToleRaM NanoTech LLC            Topic: NIBIB

    ABSTRACT Transplantation is an accepted and highly successful therapy for end stage organ diseaseWhile success rates and survival have risen steadilydue largely to improved immunosuppression regimesthere is a growing appreciation that damage and inflammation that occur early in the life of the graftsignificantly impact chronic rejection and thus long term survivalCentral to these early event injur ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Emodin as a complementary dietary therapy to reduce toxicity of 5 fluorouracil

    SBC: AcePre, LLC            Topic: NCCIH

    PROJECT SUMMARYfluorouracilFUhas been the first choice chemotherapy drug for colorectal cancerCRCfor many yearshoweverits clinical utility remains hindered by hematopoietic and gastrointestinal toxicities resulting from its non selectivitySide effects include fatigueloss of appetiteand diarrhea among othersall of which can lead to reduced quality of lifeThe economic burden associated with chemothe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Fluorescent nanofoldamers for multiplex flow cytometry

    SBC: Nirvana Sciences, Inc.            Topic: 400

    PROJECT SUMMARY ABSTRACT Polychromatic flow cytometryFCis one of the most powerful analytical techniques used in immunologybasic researchand clinical medicineIn basic researchFC is a primary tool for understanding disease development at the cellular and subcellular levelsIn the rapidly developing field of immunotherapyFC is an indispensable tool for monitoring the effectiveness of new therapies an ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A momentum-enabled treadling methodology to improve gait and enhance mobility in patients with peripheral arterial disease

    SBC: TREADWELL CORPORATION            Topic: NIA

    Project SummaryA significant cause of mobility impairment in the elderly is peripheral arterial diseasePADPAD results in significant functional declinereduced walking speed and distanceand lower physical activity levelsresulting in a loss of independence and impaired quality of lifeThe most effective therapy for PAD is rigorous exercisee gwalkingHowevermost PAD patients will not participate in sup ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Mitigating Injurious Falls in Older Adults Through Non-Injurious Fall and Gait Analysis From Floor Vibrations

    SBC: ADVANCED SMART SYSTEMS AND EVALUATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary and Abstract Falls are the leading cause of death due to injuryThis simple motion is so common thatof community dwelling older adultsandof long term care facilities will experience a fall in the coming yearThe risk of falling substantially increases for those having Alzheimer s disease and related dementiasand those with Parkinson s diseaseThe financial burden is significant with f ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Wearable Shear Wave Tensiometry for Tracking Tendon Load during Dynamic Movement

    SBC: Design Concepts, Incorporated            Topic: NIAMS

    Project Summary The long term goal of this project is to develop a wirelesswearable system to estimate the tension in tendons of the legs during dynamic movementsTendon tension provides an estimate of muscle forcewhich is important information for understanding biomechanical behavior in all types of movementthough it has previously been difficult to measureRecent advances have shown that skin moun ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Chemical Libraries Targeting Epigenetic Methyl Writers and Erasers

    SBC: Epicypher, Inc.            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARYIn this proposalEpiCypher is partnering with DrJian Jina leader in medicinal chemistry and epigenetic drug discoveryto develop the first epigenetics focused chemical library for histone methylationSmall molecule inhibitors that target histone methylation are an emerging class of therapeutics for cancer treatmentThis hot bed of drug development is fueled by the identification of nume ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. An integrated neural network analysis and video microscopy platform for fully automated particle tracking

    SBC: AI Tracking Solutions LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary AbstractParticle trackingPTis a biophysical tool for elucidating molecular interactionstransport phenomena of diverse speciesand rheological properties of complex materialsPT experiments involve first obtaining high resolution videos that capture time resolved increments of particlesfollowed by extraction of traces of entities of interest from videos in the form of spatial location ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. TAPS-ESP: Tobacco, Alcohol, Prescription Drug, and Illicit Substance Use- Electronic Spanish Platform: Technologies to Increase Screening in Primary Care to Reduce Behavioral Health Disparities

    SBC: COG ANALYTICS, LLC            Topic: 102

    ABSTRACTTAPS ESP Language accessibility and cultural awareness are essential elements of quality healthcareLimited English ProficiencyLEPindividuals are less likely to self identify a need for behavioral health serviceswhich results in longer duration of untreated disordersAccurate identificationdiagnosisand treatment are entirely dependent on a linguistically accurate screening and assessmentespe ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Preclinical Development of 2nd Generation HIV Maturation Inhibitors

    SBC: DFH Pharma, Inc            Topic: 400

    Project SummaryDespite advances in the development of HIV drugs there remains a need for new therapiesToxicities associated with long term use of many of the approved HIV drugs coupled with the development of resistance drives the need for new and novel antiviralsMaturation inhibitorsMIsrepresent one such class of HIV therapiesHIV maturation inhibitors block virus replication by disrupting the con ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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