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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. In Home Reading Eye Movement Training System

    SBC: Kilbride, Paul            Topic: N

    Given the rapidly aging population and the incidence of age related eye diseases the number of individuals with low vision is expected to increase dramatically in the next decades Patients with central vision loss can no longer use their foveas and eccentric retina must be used to perform visual tasks Since the peripheral retina has reduced sensory capabilities and altered oculomotor behavior ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Microbial Surrogate Assay for Environmental PAH Exposure

    SBC: ARPHION LTD.            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Arphion is a company established to develop noninvasive products that will be used to diagnose, prevent, and treat head and neck and other cancers. 41,000 people are diagnosed with head and neck cancer (HNC) every yearin the United States, with 8,000 deaths. Tens of millions of people in the US are at increased risk for HNC due to exposure to the polycyclic ary ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Innovative Tools for Three Dimensional Traction Force Microscopy of Single Cells

    SBC: SIMMETRIX INC.            Topic: 102

    Project Summary Tractions exerted by individual cells on their surroundings play a critical role in mechanical events in biology such as tissue contraction folding cell shape changes or cell movements and in many basic cellular functions such as biochemical signaling proliferation and differentiation These processes are in turn implicated in the progression of diseases like cancer atherosc ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Wireless implantable optofluidic systems for programmed pharmacology and optogenetics

    SBC: Neurolux, Inc.            Topic: 101

    Project Summary Abstract Diseases of the central and peripheral nervous systems affect the quality of life of millions of people worldwide Progress in understanding the function of neural networks and in developing associated insights into the underlying causes of these diseases can be accelerated by advances in techniques and methodologies for neuroscience research Collaborative efforts between ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. The Patient Centered Postpartum Contraception ToolKit PC

    SBC: RESILIENT GAMES STUDIO, LLC            Topic: NICHD

    Project Abstract Short interpregnancy intervals IPIs pose risks for mothers and newborns alike including preterm birth low birth weight small for gestational age and placental abruption IPIs of less than months increase risk of neonatal death Short IPIs are a source of major health disparities and disproportionately affect African American adolescents Postpartum contraception signific ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Topically-delivered Targeted Gene Suppression of Immune Activation in Psoriasis

    SBC: Exicure, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): AuraSense Therapeutics (AST), along with Northwestern University, is applying a recently developed technology using oligonucleotide-functionalized nanoparticles (called spherical nucleic acids or SNAs) to control protein expression. These easily synthesized nanoparticles can have either DNA or RNA shells, and are less than 50 nm in hydrodynamic diameter. SNA co ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Ultrasound Based Device to Guide Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease Using Skin Elasticity as a Biomarker

    SBC: Microelastic Ultrasound Systems, Inc.            Topic: 102

    Ultrasound Based Device to Guide Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease using Skin Elasticity as a Biomarker ABSTRACT Sclerotic chronic graft versus host disease cGVHD develops in of allogenic Human Stem Cell Transplant HCT recipients and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality GVHD is treated with immunosuppression which puts patients at severe risk of infection ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. POC 2-D Diffusion Assay for self-monitoring of BNP

    SBC: SENTILUS            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this STTR proposal is to develop a 2-D diffusion point-of-care assay (POC) for B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP). The primary goal of the proposed work is to create a test format that will allow patientswith chronic heart failure to quantitatively self-monitor serum levels of BNP. Determination of baseline level of BNP and changes in this level ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Science Take-Out Kits for Environmental Health Education

    SBC: Science Take-Out, LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Nearly percent of death and disease worldwide is linked to environmental factors WHO therefore it is critical that the general public has basic understanding of how the environment affects their health and how they might protect themselves against environmental exposures Unfortunately environmental health content is typically covered on a very ...

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