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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. Acute-infarct selective cardiac MRI contrast agent

    SBC: ELGAVISH PARAMAGNETICS, INC.            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The overall goal of this project is to demonstrate the ability of our acute myocardial infarct selective paramagnetic contrast agent Gadolinium ABE DTTA to differentiate between acute and chronic infarcts in a reliable manner using contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging ceMRI In our Phase I data we have shown that Gd ABE DTTA exclusively highlight ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. AHTP-comet: development of an automated, high throughput comet assay system

    SBC: Engineering Resources Group, Inc            Topic: NIEHS

    PROJECT SUMMARY Genomic instabilityinduced by DNA damageand partly mitigated by DNA repair and antioxidantsplays a critical role in the pathogenesis of many major human diseasessuch as neurodegenerationcancer and cardiovascular diseasetogether with agingThere is a critical need for automated assays that can perform these assessmentsand bring them into greater routine usewhich will help advance our ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. AML MutationCounter a tool to detect residual and recurrent leukemia

    SBC: Asystbio Laboratories, LLC            Topic: 102

    Abstract AsystBio LLC proposes to market a molecular tool kit called AML MutationCounter to count somatic mutations in genes that contribute to the development of acute myeloid leukemia AML We have developed a set of reagents and computer programs for application of next generation sequencing to count AML gene mutations The tool kit is versatile and can be used with either of the two major DNA ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A New Non-Invasive Approach for Accessing Pulmonary Arterial Stiffness in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

    SBC: Arcus-Med LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    Pulmonary hypertensionPHis a disease affecting approximatelyof the general population that is characterized by abnormally elevated mean pulmonary artery pressuremPAPand pulmonary vascular resistancePVRIf left untreatedPH can ultimately lead to right heart failure and deathCurrent diagnostic approaches utilize invasive right heart catheterizationRHCto measure mPAP and PVREarly detection of PH leads ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. A Novel Hernia Mesh to Improve Anchor Point Fixation and Prevent Hernia Formation

    SBC: Deep Blue Medical Advances, Inc.            Topic: 300

    Abstract Two million laparotomies are performed annually in the U S with ventral hernia being a frequent complication in of patients The average cost patient for each hernia operation in the U S in was $ which amounts to $ billion annually The ten year ventral hernia recurrence rate is There are $ B in hernia meshes sold annually in the United States With ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A Novel, Microscale, Distributable Sensor Technology for Ionizing Radiation

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DTRA14B004

    Terrorist use of radioactive nuclear materials via nuclear and/or radiological dispersion devices (dirty bombs) is a serious threat. Therefore, it is critical to detect the proliferation of nuclear material. Critical challenges facing this objective include: (a) high sensitivity detection of signature emissions (e.g., gamma rays) from common radioactive isotopes behind shielding, and (b) cost-effe ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. A Novel, Microscale, Distributable Sensor Technology for Ionizing Radiation

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DTRA14B004

    Terrorist use of radioactive nuclear materials via nuclear and/or radiological dispersion devices (dirty bombs) is a serious threat. Therefore, it is crucial to detect proliferation of nuclear material. Critical challenges include: (a) high sensitivity detection of signature emissions from radioactive isotopes, and (b) cost-effectiveness for deployment of sensor networks across large storage facil ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Anti-biofilm agents for the treatment of pulmonary infection in cystic fibrosis p

    SBC: AGILE SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The leading cause of mortality in patients with cystic fibrosis CF is pulmonary failure from lung infections and the predominant organism isolated from these infections is the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lung infections of CF patients persist over the lifetime of the patients and are impossible to eradicate due to the ability of bacteria to form biofi ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A Portable Device for Accurate Mouse Tail Vein Injection

    SBC: Technology Commercialization Partners LLC            Topic: OD

    PROJECT SUMMARYABSTRACT To datethe standard method to access a mouse tail vein is manual injectionbut its yield rate is poor in generalThis leads to multiple needle insertions associated with tissue damage and painBesidesfailure in tail vein injection leads to data lossand thereby more animals will be required to compensate itFinallythe dose variation induced by unreliable injection increases erro ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. A portable multi-parametric optical spectroscopy device for key vascular and metabolic endpoints monitoring in small animals

    SBC: Zenalux Biomedical, Inc.            Topic: OD

    Altered vascularity and deregulated metabolism are two important cancer hallmarksInterest in therapeutically exploiting these functional endpoints continues to growsince metabolism and vasculature significantly impact a tumor s fateThere is growing demand for systems level technologies that measure tumor metabolism within an intact microenvironment to inform strategies to prevent resistancerecurre ...

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