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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. A New Non-Invasive Approach for Accessing Pulmonary Arterial Stiffness in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

    SBC: Arcus-Med LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Pulmonary hypertensionPHis a disease affecting approximatelyof the general population that is characterized by abnormally elevated mean pulmonary artery pressuremPAPand pulmonary vascular resistancePVRIf left untreatedPH can ultimately lead to right heart failure and deathCurrent diagnostic approaches utilize invasive right heart catheterizationRHCto measure mPAP and PVREarly detection of PH leads ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Aminoglycosides with reduced ototoxicity via miRNA targeting

    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 ototoxici ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. IRE1beta Inhibitors: Novel Therapeutics to Manage Excess Mucus in Asthma

    SBC: Irex Pharma LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARY Overmillion Americans have asthmawhich places an economic burden on the U Sof $billionAirway mucus overproduction is a hallmark of asthmaand the quantity and tenacity of mucus are increased during airway exacerbationsMucolytics degrade mucusbut do not reduce its productionAlthough corticosteroids and other anti inflammatory therapies indirectly decrease mucus productionand anti cho ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Identifying hereditary cancer patients in low-resource community cancer settings using an innovative informatics solution

    SBC: SGgenomics, Inc.            Topic: 101

    PROJECT SUMMARYHereditary cancer risk assessment in low resource community cancer settings is a signi cant unmet clinical needUnfortunatelymost community cancer clinics do not have adequate access to genetics expertise and patients are not systematically assessed for hereditary riskNew cost e ective and practical approaches are needed to assess and identify patients at risk for hereditary cancer c ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Targets of Acquired Tick-Resistance As Anti-Tick Vaccines

    SBC: L2 DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACTThis proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against pathogens transmitted by the blacklegged tickIxodes scapularisby targeting tick salivary proteinsSalpscritical for tick feedingIscapularis Salps provide functions critical for evading host defense responses detrimental to the tickFurtherthese salivary functions are also co opted by tick transmitted pathogens to ensure their survival in ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A novel vaccine against mosquito-borne Zika virus based on mosquito salivary gland protein AgBR1

    SBC: L2 DIAGNOSTICS, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARYZika virusan emerging flavivirusis associated with severe clinical outcomesincluding Guillain Barrsyndrome and birth defectsTransmission of Zika virus is primarily mosquitoborneMosquito salivary proteins are known to enhance infectivity and pathogenesis in Zikadengue and West Nile viruses by modulating immune responsesThis proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against Zika virus ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Development of a predictive moderate throughput assay to screen novel Designer Proline-rich antimicrobial peptide Chaperone protein inhibitors (DPCs) against multi-drug resistant pathogen

    SBC: Arrevus, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    Multi drug resistantMDRbacterial infections represent a significant threat to public healthIt is estimated that the impact of antibiotic resistance will continue to grow resulting in a global economic burden of $trillion and causingmillion deaths annuallyMany of the therapeutics currently under development represent traditional antibiotic approaches or next generation antibiotics that will likely ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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