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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. Targets of Acquired Tick-Resistance As Anti-Tick Vaccines

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    ABSTRACTThis proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine against pathogens transmitted by the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, by targeting tick salivary proteins (Salps) critical for tick feeding. I. scapularis Salps provide functions critical for evading host defense responses detrimental to the tick. Further, these salivary functions are also co-opted by tick-transmitted pathogens to ensure t ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Custom-Fit Personal Sound Amplification Smartphone Application

    SBC: ASCENDING HEARING TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: NIDCD

    PROJECT SUMMARYPersonal sound amplification productsPSAPshave recently become available to the publicPSAPs serve a potentially important role in providing audibility of sounds for adults who have difficulty hearing in some daily living situationsbut may not be candidates for traditionalhigh amplification hearing aidsFewer thanof adults with hearing loss reporting use of hearing aidsciting high cos ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. A novel asthma drug candidate targeting the GABAergic system in lung inflammation

    SBC: PANTHERICS INCORPORATED            Topic: NHLBI

    The proposed research will advance preclinical characterization and validation of a novel drug for asthmaA growing body of research has uncovered functional gamma amino butyric acid type A receptorGABAARsignaling in non neuronal cellsOur research has demonstrated that ligands activating GABAAR subtypes located on airway smooth muscle and immune cells reduce airway hyper responsivenessAHRand inflam ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Immunization with mosquito AgTRIO protein to prevent malaria

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARYMalaria is one of the world’s major public health threats. The disease is transmitted when an infected female Anopheles mosquito, while probing for a blood meal, injects saliva together with Plasmodium sporozoites into the skin of the vertebrate host (1, 2). To date, a highly effective, safe and FDA-approved human vaccine against malaria has not been developed. The most establishe ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Aminoglycosides with reduced ototoxicity via miRNA targeting

    SBC: NUBAD, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARYAminoglycosides are one of the cheapest and well-known antibiotics in clinical use for over 70 years, but one of the major limitations in their use is their ototoxicity. We are developing fast and low cost methods to develop aminoglycosides with anti- ribosomal activities and reduced toxicity. In this project, we will identify novel aminoglycoside antibacterials, that show reduced o ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. Web Based Therapist Training on Complicated Grief Therapy

    SBC: KOBAK, KENNETH A            Topic: 104

    Complicated Grief (CG) is a prevalent and debilitating disorder associated with significant distress and impairment. It differs from major depression in its treatment and symptomatology. CG is listed in DSM5 as a subtype of Trauma and Greif Disorder. The World Health Organization will include CG as a stand-alone disorder in ICD11, and it is expected that the DSM 5.1 subcommittee will follow suit. ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. A novel vaccine against mosquito-borne Zika virus based on mosquito salivary gland protein AgBR1

    SBC: L2 Diagnostics, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    PROJECT SUMMARYZika virus, an emerging flavivirus, is associated with severe clinical outcomes, including Guillain-Barré syndrome and birth defects. Transmission of Zika virus is primarily mosquito- borne. Mosquito salivary proteins are known to enhance infectivity and pathogenesis in Zika, dengue and West Nile viruses by modulating immune responses. This proposal seeks to develop a novel vaccine ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Optimization of microparticle-based topical treatments for treating erectile dysfunction in patients refractory to oral PDE5 inhibitors

    SBC: Zylo Therapeutics Inc.            Topic: 400

    Radical prostatectomyRPis a commonly used treatment option for localized prostate cancerUnfortunatelythe procedure carries a risk of post surgical complications including a high risk of erectile dysfunctionEDThe main pathophysiological mechanism behind this is neuropraxia in which surgery either directly damages the cavernous nervesCNor does so indirectly through activation of an inflammatory resp ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Development of a Novel Bio-Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair

    SBC: CIRCA BIOSCIENCE, LLC            Topic: 300

    Development of a Novel Bio Adhesive Mesh System for Abdominal Hernia Repair Project Summary Abstract This project proposes the development of a novel mesh adhesive system for abdominal hernia repair utilizing surface modification of polymer surgical mesh to allow for improved tissue fixation with a poloxamine hydrogel adhesiveMore thanmillion Americans undergo hernia repair with surgical mesh each ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Additive Manufactured PEKK Implants for Small Bone Arthroplasty

    SBC: Oxford Performance Materials, Inc.            Topic: NIAMS

    ABSTRACT This Phase I STTR is designed to evaluate the feasibility of using the OsteoFabtechnology platform for joint arthroplastyArthroFabdevicesspecifically targeting replacement of the small carpal bones in the wrist and hemiarthroplastyOsteoFabtechnology is the combination of Oxford Performance Materialsandaposproprietary formulation of polyetherketoneketoneOXPEKKpolymerand additive manufactur ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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