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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. Development and in vitro validation of therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis III

    SBC: Phoenix Nest Inc.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Sanfilippo disease mucopolysaccharidosis type III MPS III is a devastating neurodegenerative lysosomal storage disorder of childhood for which there is no cure or effective treatment available The fundamental cause of MPS III is an inherited mutation in one of the enzymes required to catabolize heparan sulfate HS a glycosaminoglycan which plays importa ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. 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
  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 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
  5. 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
  6. Development of a new approach to screening for language impairments

    SBC: PANTHER TECHNOLOGY            Topic: NIDCD

    DESCRIPTIONprovided by applicantThis Small Business Technology and TransferSTTRFast Track proposal focuses on the translation of innovative research protocols for diagnosing Specific Language ImpairmentSLIinto an innovativeeasy touse app based screener with high potential for private sector commercializationSLI is a form of language impairment with no known causewith a strong research baseBecause ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Computer-based Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention for Adolescents

    SBC: HEALTHSIM, INC.            Topic: R42

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Recreational use of prescription opioids among adolescents is a significant and growing public health concern and has been referred to as an emerging epidemic in the U S Although a number of science based interactive drug abuse prevention programs exist focused on preventing use of non prescription drugs among youth to our knowledge no science based inter ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Web-Based Infrastructure for Comparison and Validation of Image Computing Methods

    SBC: Kitware, Inc.            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We propose to develop the infrastructure for and deploy a commercial installation of an Algorithm Evaluation Service AES The service will help bridge the gap between algorithm researchers and commercial product developers It will assist commercial company in determining which medical image analysis and informatics algorithms they should integrate into t ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Reversal of Myocardial Infarction by Localized Stimulation

    SBC: Micro Vide, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Heart attacks i e myocardial infarction or MI occur in more than million patients annually Advances in pharmacological therapy have dramatically improved survival following the initial MI Consequently the number of patients with previous MI continues to increase and as a result put in jeopardy millions of patients for development of heart failure I ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Assessing the Bite Counter as a Tool for Food Intake Monitoring: Phase II

    SBC: BITE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Self monitoring has been described as the andquot cornerstone of the behavioral treatment of obesityandquot Consistent self monitoring of energy intake is associated with improved dietary adherence and weight loss and maintenance The problem is that individuals are notoriously bad at self monitoring their intake and suffer from an underreporting bias The s ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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