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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. RAP as a therapeutic for regeneration of the optic nerve after insult

    SBC: Novoron Bioscience Inc.            Topic: N

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Like all neurons of the central nervous system CNS retinal ganglion cells fail to regenerate and often die after damage to the optic nerve such as occurs in optic nerve stroke or other optic neuropathies Loss of axonal connectivity and neuronal death that occurs after damage to the optic nerve results in vision loss While therapeutics targeting secondary ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. RAP as a therapeutic compound for neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury

    SBC: Novoron Bioscience Inc.            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant RAP as a therapeutic compound for neuronal regeneration after spinal cord injury Novoron Bioscience Inc RESEARCH andamp RELATED Other Project Information Project Summary There are an estimated to new cases of spinal cord injury SCI each year and million people in the United States are paralyzed in some form due to SCI Currently ther ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A molecularly targeted pre- and post-exposure vaccine for anthrax

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We have shown that immunization of rabbits with multiple antigenic peptides MAPs displaying sequence from domain of protective antigen PA elicit antibodies specific for a linear determinant within the loop of PA that mediate potent neutralization of lethal toxin LeTx in vitro We have now shown in two separate large studies that antibodies aga ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. 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
  7. Anti-Pseudomonas Immunotherapy and Targeted Drug Delivery

    SBC: SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Antibody therapy for serious bacterial infections using polyclonal immune antitoxin or anti capsule horse serum actually predates small molecule antibiotic use However for reasons of safety convenient empirical use and cost the development of broader spectrum antibiotics rapidly supplanted the use of immune serum But drug resistance is quickly reducing th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Low-Cost Instrument-free Point-of-care Platform for Multiplexed Chlamydia Diagnos

    SBC: Lucira Health, Inc.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Detecting Chlamydia Ct STIs at the point of care POC represents a critical unmet medical need Development of an effective Ct POC diagnostic will result in widespread screening efforts for rapid diagnosis to inform treatment and evaluate treatment efficacy and for test of cure that would not only reduce the acute and chronic morbidity that is directly asso ...

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