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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 an Autism Spectrum Disorder Screening Test based upon Metabolic Profiling of Fresh Blood Samples

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 102

    Autism spectrum disorderASDis a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significant deficits in reciprocal social interactionsimpaired communication and restrictedrepetitive behaviorswith a prevalence ofinchildren in the USEarly intervention programs have been shown to be effective for improving IQlanguageand social skills for toddlers as young asmonths of ageDiagnosis of ASD is currently bas ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Nucleobase aminosugars with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: Y

    PROJECT SUMMARYAminoglycosides are one of the cheapest and well known antibiotics in clinical use for overyearsbut one of the major limitations in their use is their ototoxicityWe are developing fast and low cost methods to develop aminoglycosides with antiribosomal activities and reduced toxicityIn this projectwe will identify novel aminoglycoside antibacterialsthat show reduced ototoxicityComple ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Discovery of Zika virus therapeutics using a replicon assay

    SBC: MICROBIOTIX, INC.            Topic: R

    ABSTRACT The Zika virusZIKVis the cause of an explosive pandemic of infections across South and Central Americathe Caribbeanand the southeastern region of the United StatesZIKV is a flavivirusa family of small positive strand RNA viruses that includes Dengue virusDENVWest Nile virusWNVYellow fever virusYFVand hepatitis C virusHCVZIKV is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes of the Aedes genusFor the ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Toward Automated Spike Sorting via Ground Truth Neural Recordings

    SBC: Leaflabs, LLC            Topic: 101

    PROJECTSUMMARY Scaling extracellular electrophysiology to higher channel counts is hindered by the burden of data handling storageand especially preprocessinge gspike sortingThe burden of spike sorting can in principle be reduced through a combination of high density multielectrode arrayprobetechnology and algorithm optimization to yield a spike sorting method that is both highly accurate and full ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A practical platform for in-home remote monitoring of cognitive-frailty

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    AbstractCognitive frailtythe combined presence of physical frailty and cognitive impairmentis a strong and independent predictor of cognitive declineThe International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics and the International Academy on Nutrition and Aging have recommended the use of cognitive frailty assessment to track the progression of mild cognitive impairmentMCItowards dementiaAlzheimer ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A novel wearable platform to assess cognitive-motor performance

    SBC: BioSensics LLC            Topic: NIA

    ABSTRACT The recent shift in Alzheimer s diseaseADclinical research from clinical diagnosis toward the goal of developing neuroprotective therapies has highlighted the need for a robust and rapidly administered cognitive assessment tool capable of identifying individuals in the earliest stages of cognitive decline and measuring subtle changes in cognitive motor performance over timeIn this context ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Digital Accessible Remote Olfactory Mediated Health Assessments for Preclinical AD

    SBC: MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL            Topic: NIA

    Abstract Overmillion Americans are currently affected by Alzheimerandapos s diseaseADwith an economic burden estimated at andgt$billion year inthat is projected increase at least four fold over next several decadesIn spite of the dearth of pharmacological options to modify the course of the disease at presentthe field has developed accurate biomarkers that demonstrate that the pathology of AD is p ...

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