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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. High Throughput Manufacturing of Monodispersed Nanoparticles for Biomedicine

    SBC: CHEMTOR, L.P.            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) project focuses on the development of a new platform manufacturing process for large-scale preparation of monodispersed polymeric nanoparticles (NPs) suitable for biomedical applications through the use of a large-scale fiber fluidic system. Although laboratory processes for reproducible synthesis of polyme ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Novel Pharmacotherapeutic Bioadhesive Patch for Oral Ulcerations

    SBC: POST OAK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.            Topic: NIDCR

    Project Summary Oral ulceration is one of the most commonly encountered oral diseases, with an estimated prevalence of 4% in the USA. Managing large or multiple ulcers that are caused by diseases of unknown etiology, such as erosive lichen planus or aphthous ulcers which affect 25% of the population worldwide, is also a challenge to dentists and specialists. Ulceration of the oral mucosa can caus ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Ex vivo purging strategy for treatment of multiple myeloma

    SBC: Dnatrix, Inc            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The ultimate goal of this application is to develop a novel ex vivo purging method using myxoma virus (MYXV), a rabbit-specific poxvirus, to improve the clinical outcomes in treatment of multiple myeloma (MM). MM is aclonal plasma cell malignancy that has to date resisted essentially all therapeutic strategies. Currently, the standard of care for patients wit ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Removal of Amyloid-beta Peptides from the Alzheimer's Brain

    SBC: WE BIOSCIENCES, LLC            Topic: NIA

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): As the Alzheimer's disease (AD) population is growing rapidly, currently there are no cure treatments. The goal of this resubmitted STTR proposal is to conduct a preclinical study with pramlintide to prove a potential treatment for AD. We have revised the proposal significantly according to the reviewers' comments. Pramlintide is an FDA approved drug ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. POC 2-D Diffusion Assay for self-monitoring of BNP

    SBC: SENTILUS            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this STTR proposal is to develop a 2-D diffusion point-of-care assay (POC) for B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP). The primary goal of the proposed work is to create a test format that will allow patientswith chronic heart failure to quantitatively self-monitor serum levels of BNP. Determination of baseline level of BNP and changes in this level ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A novel 3D cell culture human uterine contractility assay for high-throughput scr

    SBC: CHEMOSEN3D, INC.            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Several disorders in reproductive medicine are results of changes in smooth muscle contractile activity. Increased myometrial contraction can lead to preterm labor, which affects 12% of the US population. However, the mechanisms involved in the transition from uterine quiescence to contractility at the onset of labor are not well-known. As a result, the managem ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Flexible Ion-Mediated Artificial Retina

    SBC: LAMBDAVISION, INC.            Topic: NEI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A flexible, protein-based, ion-mediated retinal implant is proposed for the restoration of vision for patients with retinal degenerative diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa(RP). The implant under development uses the retinal- containing protein, bacteriorhodopsin (BR), to convert light into a pH gradient. This gradi ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. 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
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