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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Development of digital and interactive methods to teach immunology

    SBC: FLUID CONTENT INC            Topic: NIGMS

    Abstract The goal of this project is to develop a digital media based program to teach high school student about immunologyWe will develop an interactive digital media to teach minority studentshigh schoolon the introduction of immunology and compare the efficacy of learning between traditional teaching and interactive mediaWe will develop three curriculums to teach group of high school students r ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Innovative 3D Printed Intravaginal Ring AnelleO-PRO, the first Single Administration of Progesterone for Infertility

    SBC: Anelleo, Inc.            Topic: NICHD

    Infertility is a global health problemand in the USmillion women are treated for infertility every yearThere is a strong need to promote patient friendly methods for progesterone supplementation in assisted reproductive technologyARTIntravaginal rings are well tolerated by womenare efficacious for contraception and hormone replacement therapyhave high patient complianceand are now in development f ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. MARCKS: A novel therapeutic target in uveitis

    SBC: BIOMARCK PHARMACEUTICALS, LTD            Topic: NEI

    ABSTRACT Uveitisthe most common form of intraocular inflammationaccounts forof preventable blindness in the USTreatment options are limited to cortiscosteroids and or immunosuppressantsbut both of these therapies show limited efficacy and are associated with numerous adverse and potentially serious side effectsNew therapeutic targets leading to effective and safe treatments are urgently requiredA ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. New generation of catheters for treatment of atrial fibrillation

    SBC: NOCTURNAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Atrial fibrillation remains the most commonly occurring cardiac arrhythmia. It is associated with a lower quality of life and a higher rate of morbidity and mortality. Cryotherapy and radiofrequency catheter ablations for the purpose of eliminating atrial fibrillation have become a mainstream treatment option. They produce lesions that block the spread of elect ...

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