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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. A Randomized, Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Longeveron Mesenchymal Stem Cell (LMSC) Therapy for Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    SBC: Longeveron LLC            Topic: NIA

    The metabolic syndromeMetSis a cluster of factors that increases the risks for cardiovascular diseasetypediabetes mellitusand mortalityand currently affects andgtof US adultsMetS is associated with endothelial dysfunctiondecreased circulating endothelial progenitor cellsEPCsand a pro inflammatory stateWe have made the exciting discovery that therapy with allogeneic mesenchymal stem cellsMSCsrestor ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A recombinant matrix to improve autologous tissue grafts

    SBC: inSoma Bio Inc            Topic: 102

    Abstract The objective of this proposal is to validate a new regenerative tissue matrix which studies to date indicate may be possible of redefining the limits of autologous fat graftingThis objective is motivated by the currently limited surgical options available to themillion patients undergoing reconstructive plastic surgery each year to treat body disfigurement and dysfunctionA core component ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Automated CRISPR Screening Using the CellRaft Technology

    SBC: Cell Microsystems, Inc.            Topic: 400

    Project SummaryGenome wide functional genetics has been recently made possible by pooled library based CRISPR Casgene editing technologyBy randomly knocking out thousands of geneslarge scale screens can be conducted for functional geneticsdrug sensitivity and other phenotypesCurrently howeverthis forward genetic approach is largely relegated to live dead screens in mammalian cellsImproving the sop ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Automated Rodent Research Home Cage Monitoring System for Animal Welfare

    SBC: Tricorder Array Technologies LLC            Topic: 100

    PROJECT SUMMARY The for profit small business concernTricorder Array Technologies LLCwill developin partnership with the University of Alabama at BirminghamSIDECAReSensing and Integrating Data for Environmental Conditions in Animal ResearchThis device will automate collection of relevant data that will enhance consistency in animal models used to study human health treatment researchOur innovative ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. Correction of Splicing Defects in Cystic Fibrosis with Peptide-Oligonucleotide Conjugates and Small Molecule Enhancing Compounds

    SBC: Initos Pharmaceuticals LLC            Topic: NCATS

    ABSTRACT The pathogenesis of Cystic FibrosisCFis caused by mutations in the gene for CFTRa cAMP activated chloride channel that regulates salt and water transport in epithelial tissuesespecially those in the airwaysRecent progress has resulted in small molecule therapeutic agents that partially correct defects in the CFTR protein due to certain mutationsHoweverin a substantial fraction of CF patie ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Delivery of pathogen trapping antibodies for vaginal protection

    SBC: MUCOMMUNE, LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Despite immense efforts in behavioral interventions to promote safer sexual practices sexually transmitted infections STIs continue to be a pandemic worldwide Unfortunately there are no effective vaccines or microbicides for the majority of STIs A pathogen specific safe effective and discreet vaginal microbicide that does not require daily or sex associ ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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