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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. AAV2-ASPA-Based Metabolic Intervention for Alzheimer's Disease

    SBC: ASKLEPIOS BIOPHARMACEUTICAL, INC.            Topic: NIA

    Abstract We propose to initiate preclinical development of a gene therapeutic targeted to Alzheimer's Disease. The World Health Organization's and Alzheimer's Disease International's report on Dementia (2012) recognizes that the global burden of AlzheimerDisease is forecast to worsen significantly with prevalence predicted to double every 20 years. Interventions that could prov ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A cell-free, high-throughput screening service for accelerated GPCR ligand discovery

    SBC: KXT BIO INC.            Topic: 300

    PROJECT SUMMARY The proposed Phase I STTR project is a partnership between a biotechnology company KXTbioIncand the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to develop an innovative high throughput screening service for identifying new drug candidates that act via G protein coupled receptorsGPCRsThis large protein superfamily has been the most successful source of therapeutic targetsaccounting ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. 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
  4. A momentum-enabled treadling methodology to improve gait and enhance mobility in patients with peripheral arterial disease

    SBC: TREADWELL CORPORATION            Topic: NIA

    Project SummaryA significant cause of mobility impairment in the elderly is peripheral arterial diseasePADPAD results in significant functional declinereduced walking speed and distanceand lower physical activity levelsresulting in a loss of independence and impaired quality of lifeThe most effective therapy for PAD is rigorous exercisee gwalkingHowevermost PAD patients will not participate in sup ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. An integrated neural network analysis and video microscopy platform for fully automated particle tracking

    SBC: AI Tracking Solutions LLC            Topic: 400

    Project Summary AbstractParticle trackingPTis a biophysical tool for elucidating molecular interactionstransport phenomena of diverse speciesand rheological properties of complex materialsPT experiments involve first obtaining high resolution videos that capture time resolved increments of particlesfollowed by extraction of traces of entities of interest from videos in the form of spatial location ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A novel glutaminase-free mammalian asparaginase with minimized immunogenicity to enable expanded use in cancer therapy

    SBC: Enzyme by Design Inc.            Topic: 102

    PROJECT SUMMARY Enzyme by DesignIncEbDis developing a safer version of L asparaginase that can be used routinely in the treatment of adult ALL patients whose hypersensitivity to todayandapos s bacterial L asparaginases deprives them from this efficacious therapyEbDandapos s L asparaginase is novel due to its mammalianguinea pigorigin and its lack of L glutaminase co activityThe need for better the ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. A novel therapeutic approach for Acute Lung Injury/ARDS

    SBC: BIOMARCK PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of the proposed project is to advance the development of novel peptides targeting MARCKS (Myristoylated Alanine-Rich C Kinase Substrate) protein as platform drug molecules for the treatment of Acute Lung Injury (ALI) and its more severe form, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), thereby providing the first pharmacologic therapeutic for this ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Novel Treatment for Acetominophen-Induced Liver Injury

    SBC: Mitotherapeutix LLC            Topic: 300

    Abstract The Specific Aim of this Phase I STTR proposal is to test the feasibility of blocking MCJalso called DnaJCto overcome acute acetaminophen liver toxicityAcetaminophen or APAPfrom acetyl paraaminophenolis a common drug used to address pain and feverIn the US aloneaboutpatients per year are admitted to intensive care units with APAP induced liver injury and close toof these patients undergo ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Artificial Salivary Gland Dental Implant

    SBC: ORAL FLUID DYNAMICS LLC            Topic: NIDCR

    Xerostomiaor dry mouthaffects approximatelyof the U Spopulationsomemillion people by causing oral discomfort and pain due to chronically dry mucosaThis condition leads to oral disease such as caries and candidiasisand has no cure or adequate treatmentMany remedial approaches have been tried with only limited successincluding the provision of fluid to the mouth via frequent sippingvarious mouthwash ...

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