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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. New heterocyclic inhibitors of filoviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: H

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Ebola and Marburg viruses belong to the family Filoviridae and can cause fatal hemorrhagic fevers characterized by widespread tissue destruction with an incubation period of days Because of the safety concerns these viruses are designated as the biosafety level agents Currently there is no effective vaccine or therapeutic treatment against filoviral i ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. New small molecule inhibitors of arenaviruses

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: R

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Lassa fever virus LASV and Machupo virus MACV are hemorrhagic fever arenaviruses which are classified as Category A Agents Currently there are no licensed LASV or MACV vaccines and LASV MACV therapy is limited to use of the nucleoside analog ribavirin which is only partially effective and associated with significant side effects The impact of arenavirus ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Development and in vitro validation of therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis III

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Sanfilippo disease mucopolysaccharidosis type III MPS III is a devastating neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder of childhood for which there is no cure or effective treatment available The fundamental cause of MPS III is an inherited mutation in one of the enzymes required to catabolize heparan sulfate HS a glycosaminoglycan which plays importa ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Rapid Immunodiagnosis of Drug-Resistant Bacterial Pathogens

    SBC: SILVER LAKE RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Bacterial resistance to lactam antibiotics is threatening to limit the effectiveness of this most used class of antibiotics A major contributin factor to this problem is the lack of rapid testing methods for medical practitioners to identify lactam resistant pathogens before prescribing specific antibiotics For urinary tract infections UTIs the most c ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. RAP as a therapeutic compound for neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury

    SBC: Novoron Bioscience Inc.            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant RAP as a therapeutic compound for neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury Novoron Bioscience Inc RESEARCH andamp RELATED Other Project Information Project Summary There are an estimated to new cases of spinal cord injury SCI each year and million people in the United States are paralyzed in some form due to SCI Currently ther ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. Live-attenuated ETEC Anti-Diarrhea Vaccine Construction via Synthetic Biology

    SBC: Codagenix Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The development of vaccine to combat Enterotoxigenic E coli ETEC is vital given the pathogenandapos s global impact on million individuals annually however an entirely new non conventional approach is needed Field studies have suggested that inert antigen based vaccines to combat ETEC have andquot essentially no efficacyandquot Therefore a vaccin ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Development of an Antigen Capture Assay for Babesia microti

    SBC: Biopeptides, Corp            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Babesia microti the primary etiologic agent of human babesiosis is a tick borne eukaryotic apicomplexan pathogen that is an increasing threat to the US public health Although B microti is primarily a tick borne pathogen it can be transmitted by transfusion of infected blood Despite the well recognized threat there is no FDA licensed test to screen donor ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A molecularly targeted pre- and post-exposure vaccine for anthrax

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We have shown that immunization of rabbits with multiple antigenic peptides MAPs displaying sequence from domain of protective antigen PA elicit antibodies specific for a linear determinant within the loop of PA that mediate potent neutralization of lethal toxin LeTx in vitro We have now shown in two separate large studies that antibodies aga ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Anti-Pseudomonas Immunotherapy and Targeted Drug Delivery

    SBC: SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Antibody therapy for serious bacterial infections using polyclonal immune antitoxin or anti capsule horse serum actually predates small molecule antibiotic use However for reasons of safety convenient empirical use and cost the development of broader spectrum antibiotics rapidly supplanted the use of immune serum But drug resistance is quickly reducing th ...

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