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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. Screening the Ribosome for New Target Sites

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nucleic acids are avenues for drug design both as therapeutics and as targets Here we propose to establish new methods for identifying antibiotic ribosome targets and lead compounds Targeting specific RNA such as rRNA which are involved in proliferation and survival of bacteria is a promising approach We are developing fast and low cost methods to screen s ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Aminoglycosides with reduced ototoxicity

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Aminoglycosides are one of the cheapest and well known antibiotics in clinical use for over years but one of the major limitations in their use is their ototoxicity We are developing fast and low cost methods to develop aminoglycosides with anti ribosomal activities and reduced toxicity In this project we will identify novel aminoglycoside antibacterials that show reduced ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. RNA Detection as an Improved Diagnostic Assay for Human Leptospirosis

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Leptospirosis a zoonotic disease is an important public health problem worldwide It is caused by spirochete bacteria belonging to nine species and more than serovars of the genus Leptospira In the US there is increasing awareness of the importance of leptospirosis as the cause of disease among inner city populations military personnel and individuals ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Multivalent Lyme Disease Vaccine Targeting Tick-Host-Pathogen Interactions

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against Lyme disease by targeting Ixodes scapularis proteins critical for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission from the tick to mammalian host Earlier work has identified four tick proteins Salp TRE tHRF and TSLPI that facilitate different steps of spirochete transmission and immunity against these protein ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. Therapy for drug resistant influenza strains by nucleic acid targeting of respiratory airways

    SBC: Abcombi Biosciences Inc            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Antiviral drugs are a crucial countermeasure for influenza A virus IAV particularly in circumstances of increased IAV incidence or if a vaccine is unavailable e g virulent H N IAV However the emergence of IAV strains that are resistant to current antivirals H N underscores the need for new treatment strategies particularly those that modify the host response IAVs ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Delivery of pathogen trapping antibodies for vaginal protection

    SBC: MUCOMMUNE, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Despite immense efforts in behavioral interventions to promote safer sexual practices sexually transmitted infections STIs continue to be a pandemic worldwide Unfortunately there are no effective vaccines or microbicides for the majority of STIs A pathogen specific safe effective and discreet vaginal microbicide that does not require daily or sex associ ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Picture Me Fit: Engaging Youth in Community-Based Prevention

    SBC: Prevention Strategies, LLC            Topic: 600

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Approximately one third of all U S adults and children are obese and at risk for a wide range of related chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease hypertension diabetes stroke osteoarthritis sleep apnea and certain types of cancer The Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and other expert resources recognize that although indivi ...

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