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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. Microbial Surrogate Assay for Environmental PAH Exposure

    SBC: ARPHION LTD.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Arphion is a company established to develop noninvasive products that will be used to diagnose, prevent, and treat head and neck and other cancers. 41,000 people are diagnosed with head and neck cancer (HNC) every yearin the United States, with 8,000 deaths. Tens of millions of people in the US are at increased risk for HNC due to exposure to the polycyclic ary ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Topically-delivered Targeted Gene Suppression of Immune Activation in Psoriasis

    SBC: Exicure, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): AuraSense Therapeutics (AST), along with Northwestern University, is applying a recently developed technology using oligonucleotide-functionalized nanoparticles (called spherical nucleic acids or SNAs) to control protein expression. These easily synthesized nanoparticles can have either DNA or RNA shells, and are less than 50 nm in hydrodynamic diameter. SNA co ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Science Take-Out Kits for Environmental Health Education

    SBC: Science Take-Out, LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nearly percent of death and disease worldwide is linked to environmental factors WHO therefore it is critical that the general public has basic understanding of how the environment affects their health and how they might protect themselves against environmental exposures Unfortunately environmental health content is typically covered on a very ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Millimeter-wave Tunable Cavity for Ultra-sensitive Solids and Liquids DNP-NMR at Low Budget

    SBC: DOTY SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: NIA

    ? DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): NMR is probably the most powerful and widely used analytical technique for structure determination and function elucidation of molecules of all types, but it suffers from low sensitivity, particularly for insoluble biological macromolecules. Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) with Magic Angle Spinning (MAS) has recently demonstrated S/N gains exceeding t ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Developing Therapeutics That Target RAD51 to Treat Leukemia and Lymphoma

    SBC: Cyteir Therapeutics, Inc.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Genomic instability is a hallmark of cancer, yet is underdeveloped as a therapeutic target area The central goal of this program is to develop new cancer therapeutics that target genomic instability as a hallmark of cancer cells, bringing new, cancer-cell selective treatments to the clinical oncology market. Two key challenges in current cancer therapy are mini ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Engineering Cytolytic Effectors to Eliminate Virus-Infected and Cancer Cells

    SBC: IMMUVEN, INC.            Topic: NCI

    Project Summary The goal of this STTR grant application is to engineer powerful NK cell-based cytolytic effector cells for therapeutic applications. The cells will combine the selectivity and specificity of T cells and the ability of NK cells to mediate effective cytolytic activity against a wide spectrum of aberrant cells, including those with impaired adhesion properties. To achieve this goal we ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Cblb-based Drugs Against Sepsis and Inflammation

    SBC: CELL BIOLOGICS INC            Topic: NHLBI

    Abstract Septicemia poses a major health care challenge. Modern therapies requiring suppression of patients' immune systems, a growing numbers of elderly people in the population, and the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria, have increased the prevalenceand severity of the disease over the past few decades. Current treatments rely on drugs that do not significant reduce morbidity and mortali ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Novel Focal Adhesion Kinase autophosphorylation inhibitors against pancreatic cancer

    SBC: CUREFAKTOR PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Due to the absence of effective therapies, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. This study focuses on the development of new small molecule inhibitors targeting Focal Adhesion Kinase against pancreatic cancer. Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) has been shown to play an important role in tumor cell survival, including p ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Evaluation of TRB-N0224, a Proprietary Chemically-Modified Curumin, for the Treat

    SBC: TRAVERSE BIOSCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Traverse Biosciences Inc. is a pre-clinical stage drug development company working to commercialize new chemical entities which act to resolve inflammatory conditions through pleiotropic host-modulation of pathologically unrestrained matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and pro-inflammatory cytokines. The company's lead drug candidate, TRB-N0224, is a proprie ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Recombinant Botulinum Neurotoxin for Treatment of Spastic Disorders

    SBC: Cytodel, Inc.            Topic: NINDS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) is the active ingredient in pharmaceutical products like Botox(R) (Allergan), which FDA has approved for therapeutic and aesthetic indications. Because of its inherent toxicity,the dose of BoNT required to treat spasticity disorders in large muscle groups is uncomfortably close to the toxic dose range. ...

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