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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. Advanced Assessment to Accelerate Diagnostic Skill Acquisition

    SBC: Parallel Consulting, LLC            Topic: NIGMS

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Current approaches to medical education produce new physicians with insufficient clinical competency to practice effectively with limited supervision, which has serious implications for patient outcomes during hospitaloff hours. Up to 70% of patients admitted to a hospital are admitted on nights or weekends, when staffing is low and residents may be in charge o ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. A molecularly targeted pre- and post-exposure vaccine for anthrax

    SBC: VLP BIOTECH, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant We have shown that immunization of rabbits with multiple antigenic peptides MAPs displaying sequence from domain of protective antigen PA elicit antibodies specific for a linear determinant within the loop of PA that mediate potent neutralization of lethal toxin LeTx in vitro We have now shown in two separate large studies that antibodies aga ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Amplification-free megabase target-enrichment for next-generation sequencing

    SBC: Mission Bio, Inc.            Topic: NHGRI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Target enrichment for next-generation sequencing enables researchers to reduce the burden of sequence data analysis, obtain higher levels of statistical significance by examining more genomes and increase sequencing coverage depth. The goal of this STTR proposal is to develop and commercialize a novel technology capable of amplification-free megabase target seq ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. A Novel Approach to Assessing Cognitive State During Real-World Tasks

    SBC: ADVANCED BRAIN MONITORING, INC.            Topic: 105

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant In Phase our team was able to enhance the ABM B Alert system for use in on the road evaluations by reducing the overall profile of the hardware system introducing real time commenting for marking events in real world activities and assessing and confirming current artifact rejection algorithms for sufficiency in real world environments In addition the ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Anti-Pseudomonas Immunotherapy and Targeted Drug Delivery

    SBC: SORRENTO THERAPEUTICS, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Antibody therapy for serious bacterial infections using polyclonal immune antitoxin or anti capsule horse serum actually predates small molecule antibiotic use However for reasons of safety convenient empirical use and cost the development of broader spectrum antibiotics rapidly supplanted the use of immune serum But drug resistance is quickly reducing th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. A simple assay system for rapid detection of circulating tumor cells

    SBC: TELOVISION, LLC            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Metastasis or dissemination of primary tumor cells is the major cause of mortality in cancer patients Circulating tumor cells CTCs in the bloodstream are key players in the establishment of metastatic tumors Recent studies demonstrated that the number of CTCs present in patient blood directly correlate with cancer progression recurrence and survival rate ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Automated Image-based Biomarker Computation Tools for Diabetic Retinopathy

    SBC: EYENUK, INC.            Topic: NCATS

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant In this STTR project we present EyeMark a set of advanced image analysis tools for automated computation of biomarkers for diabetic retinopathy DR using retinal fundus images Specifically we will develop tools for computation of microaneurysm MA appearance and disappearance rates jointly known as turnover rates for use as a biomarker in quantifying D ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Cathepsin Inhibitors for Treatment of Breast Cancer Induced Bone Pain

    SBC: VIROBAY, INC.            Topic: NCI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The World Health Organization estimates that the number of women living with breast cancer globally will rise to 15 million by the year 2020 with a significant portion of these patients in advanced stages of the disease. Breast cancer is the most frequent malignant tumor in women in the U.S. with nearly 200,000 women diagnosed each year. The U.S. NIH estimate o ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. C/EBP-beta PEPTIDES FOR THE TREATMENT OF LUNG INJURY AND FIBROSIS

    SBC: XFIBRA, LLC            Topic: NHLBI

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Activation of lung myofibroblasts (LMF) is responsible for the development of lung fibrosis in chronic lung diseases of all causes and remarkably, LMF clearance by apoptosis may prevent development of lung fibrosis andlung injury, and possibly allow recovery from reversal of lung fibrosis. There is full agreement among tissue fibrosis experts that inhibiting o ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. ChemoFilter: A Novel Catheter Device to Enable High-Dose Chemotherapy Treatment

    SBC: CHEMOFILTER, INC.            Topic: NCI

    Project Summary: Intravenous dosing of drugs for applications ranging from cancer chemotherapy to anti-microbials to lytic (blood clot dissolving) agents is limited by systemic toxicity. Currently, the only ways to remove drugs from the blood are throughnatural metabolism or costly impractical measures such as dialysis. Despite intense focus on targeted drug delivery agents, these therapies are c ...

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