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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Development of Small Molecules that Enhance the Delivery and the Pharmacological Effects of Oligonucleotides

    SBC: Initos Pharmaceuticals LLC            Topic: 999

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Antisense and siRNA oligonucleotides offer the promise of highly precise manipulation of genes involved in disease pathogenesis However despite the investment of enormous resources that promise has been fulfilled to only a limited degree A key impediment to oligonucleotide based therapeutics is the difficulty in delivering these large highly polar molecule ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Technology-Guided Opioid Cessation for Post-Operative Pain

    SBC: MedicaSafe Inc            Topic: R41

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant This STTR application proposes development of MedicaSafe Inc andapos s Multimodal Analgesic Protection System MAPSafe Built around MedicaSafeandapos s proprietary Medication Therapy Optimization MTO technology MAPSafe will be designed to mitigate the myriad risks associated with prescription opioid use post operatively and throughout recovery after surge ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Electronic Optimization of Stem Cell Derived Human Cardiac Myocytes

    SBC: Cytocybernetics Inc            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant As part of the FDA approval process for novel therapeutic drugs safety screening demonstrating that the new drug does not have deleterious effects on the human cardiac action potential is required Healthy human heart cells are not available for such preclinical drug testing There is currently no consensus on the best experimental approach to provide the most ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. 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
  8. Contraceptive testing for semen availability in male monkeys

    SBC: Eppin Pharma Inc            Topic: NICHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The global contraceptives market was valued at $ billion in and is expected to grow at a CAGR of from to to reach an estimated value of $ billion in An important high impact driver of this market is the prevalence of unintended pregnancies In the US there are million unintended pregnancies annually through inconsistent or ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Novel Approach to Purifying iPSC Derived Cell Cultures

    SBC: HocusLocus Inc.            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We are pioneering an RNA based switch technology called structurally interacting RNAs sxRNA which utilizes post transcriptional gene regulation as a reporter for miRNA detection Normally RNA binding proteins RBP associate with a andapos stem loop structure to facilitate translation of an upstream coding region by as much as an order of magnitude It is ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Implantation of Bioengineered Intrinsically Innervated Internal Anal Sphincter (BioSphincter) to Treat Fecal Incontinence

    SBC: CELLF-BIO, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to bring to market a novel regenerative medicine based therapy for fecal incontinence FI FI is the recurrent uncontrolled passage of fecal material The Internal Anal Sphincter IAS is responsible for maintaining anorectal continence Function of the IAS is dependent upon the neuromuscular integrity of both the smooth muscle and the intrinsic en ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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