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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Highly sensitive isothermal method and instrument for field diagnostics to facilitate malaria eradication

    SBC: CASCADE BIOSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    Plasmodium falciparum is the most virulent form of malaria causing million deaths per year Success with patient treatment and a malaria eradication campaign depends significantly on our ability to detect new infections as early as possible in the field rural areas including asymptomatic cases preferably using a small amount of blood e g from a finger prick and to clearly discrim ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Graphene based Nanosensor Device for Rapid Onsite Detection of Dissolved Lead in Tap Water

    SBC: NANOAFFIX SCIENCE LLC            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY There is an increasing public concern about monitoring water quality in the entire drinking water supply system especially at the point of use spurred by recent water catastrophes such as the one in Flint Michigan that has caused severe health issues for thousands of children due to the unsafe level of lead in contaminated drinking water Current quantitative detection methods ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 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. 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
  9. 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
  10. A Novel Strategy to Identify Substances that Improve Mitochnodrial Fitness

    SBC: CYTEGEN CORP            Topic: NIA

    Project Summary Abstract Mitochondrial dysfunction causes mitochondrial diseases and is tightly linked to aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinsonandapos s and Alzheimerandapos s Recent discoveries support that mitochondrial dysfunction can be overcome to treat age related decline Cytegenandapos s hypothesis is that exercise induces the secretion of blood borne proteins that act ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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