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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 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
  3. 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
  4. Broad-Spectrum PV Devices Based on Charged Quantum Dots

    SBC: Optoelectronic Nanodevices LLC            Topic: AF13AT13

    ABSTRACT: This project addresses the need for high-efficiency broad-spectrum PV cells. The proposed original PV design is based on quantum dots with built-in charge (Q-BIC), where the dot charging is realized by selective doping of dot medium. The preliminary data demonstrate that the charged dots placed in a single p-n-junction strongly enhance harvesting and conversion of sub-bandgap photons an ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Data-Parallel Analytics on Graphics Processing Units (GPUs)

    SBC: SYSTAP, LLC            Topic: ST13B004

    The proposed effort will extend existing proofs of concept and advanced research systems to: (a) provide an efficient, low-level, data-parallel runtime for graph processing on GPUs; (b) provide a high-level abstraction for writing graph analytics that are

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Development and in vitro validation of therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis III

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Sanfilippo disease mucopolysaccharidosis type III MPS III is a devastating neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder of childhood for which there is no cure or effective treatment available The fundamental cause of MPS III is an inherited mutation in one of the enzymes required to catabolize heparan sulfate HS a glycosaminoglycan which plays importa ...

    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. Development of Characterization of Failure Modes for Mechanical Components

    SBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.            Topic: N14AT011

    This proposal describes a new process to facilitate the shock qualification of submarine components, taking advantage of the similarities between readily observable design features of these components, and correlating them to success or failure in Navy shock qualification tests. To realize this Design Feature Similarity (DFS) approach, we will develop a set of criteria based on this type of readil ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Development of fluorescence-based receptor binding assays for the detection

    SBC: SeaTox Research Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are becoming frequent occurrences off the coasts of the United States, particularly in coastal waters of New England, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific Ocean. Historically, HABs have beenassociated with fish kills and marine mammal mortalities; however, their effects on human health and economic loss due to HAB contamination of se ...

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